On October 30, New Mexico was allocated $17 million from the Department of the Interior for vital rural water projects in 2024.
In 2022, visitor spending near national parks contributed $50.3 billion to the U.S. economy, supporting 378,400 jobs, the Department of the Interior reports.
The U.S. Department of the Interior is providing much-needed resources to enhance Western communities’ resilience to drought and climate change.
Arizona, California and Nevada will conserve 3 million acre-feet of Colorado River water, with funding and voluntary efforts supporting sustainability of the system. A new draft environmental impact...
The Department of the Interior proposes the Public Lands Rule to guide balanced management, improve resilience, conserve habitats, and support responsible development.
Close to $580 million has been allocated toward the fulfillment of Indian water right settlements, helping to create water rights certainty for Tribal and non-Indian communities.