213Jun 6, 2013
Interior Department Programs
Secretary Sally Jewell and Deputy Secretary David Hayes testified on programs and activities under Department of the Interior jurisdiction. Topics included offshore drilling, wildfire ...
215May 7, 2013
Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Interior Department officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request and answered questions regarding activities under their jurisdiction.
168Feb 28, 2012
Interior Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testified on his department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. During the hearing several senators asked Secretary Salazar about high gas prices and tapping ...
559May 17, 2011
Oil and Gas Development
Witnesses testified on the future of oil and gas development and pending legislation. Among the issues they addressed were proposals to extend offshore oil and gas exploration efforts, as well ...
527Apr 18, 2011
Findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
At the inaugural meeting of the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee members and witnesses talked about lessons learned from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the future of offshore oil ...
317Mar 3, 2011
Interior Department 2012 Budget Request
Ken Salazar testified on the Interior Department’s 2012 budget request The request includes $358 million for regulating offshore oil and gas drilling, 50 percent more than the fiscal year 2010 ...
536Oct 26, 2010
Future of Electricity Generation
Following opening remarks from Elizabeth Baker Keffer, David Hayes talked about the Department of the Interior’s role in the Obama administration’s energy policy. After his remarks, ...
170Sep 27, 2010
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission Meeting, Future of Offshore Drilling
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, David Hayes, and Michael Bromwich spoke at the at the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling’s third series of ...
185Sep 22, 2010
Deepwater Blowout Containment Capabilities
Government officials and industry executives talked about efforts to improve the ability to respond to deep water drilling blowouts as the deadline for the end of a moratorium on offshore oil ...
1,746Jun 9, 2010
Offshore Oil Drilling Regulation
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and other department officials testified on issues related to the Interior Department’s May 27, 2010, report: “Increased Safety Measures for Energy ...
2,136May 26, 2010
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Federal Response, Panel 1
Interior Department officials testified about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and outer continental shelf gas and oil strategy. In their remarks they reiterated BP’s commitment to honor all ...
489May 25, 2010
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Financial Liability
Panelists talked about financial liability issues related to offshore oil drilling, including the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
290Apr 29, 2010
White House Briefing
Mr. Gibbs was joined by administration officials and briefed reporters on responses to an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They talked about the scope of the disaster, potential damage to ...
1,273Nov 23, 2009
Climate Change and Water Supply
David Hayes delivered the keynote address at the launch of a Water Resources Group new report, Charting Our Water Future. He talked about the significant water challenge in the U.S., and ...
264Nov 2, 2009
Implementing Renewable Energy and Climate Change Agenda
This event focused on the importance of renewable energy and job creation on public lands, climate impact and adaptation, and efforts to support and maintain the landscapes of America in the new ...
228Nov 2, 2009
Impact of Climate Change and Adaptation
Interior Department officials focused on the importance of renewable energy and job creation on public lands, climate impact and adaptation, and efforts to support and maintain the landscapes of ...