Saturday, June 4, 2022

Pride, Flag, and the Lincoln Memorial


US Dept. of the Interior: This Week at Interior June 3, 2022  (start 3:43)

For the second year in a row a Progress Pride flag is flying above Interior to mark LGBTQI+ Pride Month; and happy 100th birthday to the Lincoln Memorial in our social media Picture of the Week! 

Watch from the beginning of the video for the following:

This Week: Interior leaders join federal, state and Tribal officials to execute the Navajo-Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement; in Nevada Secretary Haaland announces significant clean energy advancements toward the administration's goal of a net-zero economy by 2050; a $33 million investment through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will put people to work plugging, remediating and reclaiming orphaned oil and gas wells on America's public lands; Interior hosts a first of its kind, nationwide symposium on environmental justice; BOEM announces the next steps for wind lease sales offshore California; there's final approval for construction of a 416-mile power transmission line in Wyoming; Interior announces $279 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia for outdoor recreation and conservation projects; Interior officials mark Historic Preservation Month with a visit to Antietam and Monocacy National Battlefields, and the Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Maryland; USFWS announces more than $20 million to further bird and habitat conservation; Plus the Progress Flag and the Lincoln Memorial

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