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Date Title Officials Location
June 10, 2014 Remarks by the President at Signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act and the 65th Infantry Regiment Congressional Gold Medal Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 The Huffington Post - A Call to Action To Protect Our Oceans John Kerry Unknown
June 9, 2014 Interior Announces Nearly $20 Million in WaterSMART Funding for Water and Energy Efficiency Projects and River Basin Studies at Western Governors' Annual Meeting Sally Jewell Colorado Springs, CO
June 8, 2014 World Oceans Day 2014 John Kerry Washington, DC
June 6, 2014 New Recognitions Support Administration's Initiative to Promote Outdoor Recreational Opportunities, Connection to Nature Sally Jewell Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 World Environment Day John Kerry Washington, DC
June 3, 2014 Blog: GROW AMERICA Plays Key Role as Obama Administration Continues to Act on Climate Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan Gina McCarthy Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Statement from Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Proposed New EPA Rules for Existing Power Plants Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Remarks by The President in a Conference Call Hosted by Public Health Groups Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 2, 2014 Help Protect Our Ocean John Kerry Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Secretary Jewell Statement on EPA Clean Power Plan Proposal Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 31, 2014 Weekly Address: Reducing Carbon Pollution in Our Power Plants Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Remarks by the President at Hurricane Preparedness Briefing Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Remarks by the President, Press Secretary Jay Carney, and Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest in Daily Press Briefing Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $234 Million to Transit Agencies in New York, New Jersey for Ongoing Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 HUD Announces Third Round of Disaster Recovery Funds to Sandy Region Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Video Statement for the 2014 Carbon Expo John Kerry Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 $4.2M in Grants to Assist Workers Affected by Recent Layoffs in Idaho Awarded by the US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding in Ark. Prompts More Than $770K in Assistance from US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
May 27, 2014 Chairwoman Stabenow, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Launch National Initiative that Will Make Major Investment in Great Lakes Conservation Thomas Vilsack Unknown
May 27, 2014 USDA, Partners Usher in a New Era in Conservation Thomas Vilsack Bay City, MI
May 23, 2014 President's Proclamation Honors Community's Vision to Protect, Promote Public Lands in Doña Ana County and to Boost Tourism, Outdoor Recreation Economy Sally Jewell Las Cruces, NM
May 23, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Foxx Announces $1 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds For Puerto Rico Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Secretary Jewell Joins Groundwork Denver, Youth Corps Members at Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge, Site of One of 43 Projects Winning Grants Sally Jewell Commerce City, CO
May 22, 2014 Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation Thomas Vilsack Commerce City, CO
May 21, 2014 Remarks by the President Designating the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Remarks at CleanTech Challenge John Kerry Mexico City, Mexico
May 20, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Action to Combat Insects and Diseases that Weaken Forests, Increase Fire Risk Thomas Vilsack Denver, CO
May 19, 2014 Remarks at Boston College's 138th Commencement Ceremony John Kerry Chestnut Hill, MA
May 15, 2014 Secretary Jewell Announces $20 Million in WaterSMART Funding for Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects in Drought Stricken California Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 14, 2014 Remarks by the President at DSCC Dinner - NY, NY Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
May 13, 2014 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Before their Meeting John Kerry Washington, DC
May 12, 2014 Secretary Jewell Celebrates Re-Opening of Washington Monument After Extensive Repair of Earthquake Damage Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 9, 2014 Remarks by the President on American Energy Pres. Barack Obama Mountain View, CA
May 8, 2014 "National Climate Change Viewer" Enables Focus on Future Climate-Driven Changes for U.S. Watersheds at Local Levels Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Remarks by the President After Surveying Tornado Damage Pres. Barack Obama Vilonia, AR
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Secretary Jewell Announces Second Utility-Scale Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Land Approved Sally Jewell Phoenix, AZ
May 6, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on National Climate Assessment Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 6, 2014 New National Climate Assessment Shows Connections between Climate Change and Increased Wildfire Activity across Drought-Stricken West Sally Jewell San Diego, CA
May 6, 2014 Statement by Secretary Moniz on National Climate Assessment Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
May 3, 2014 Commitment to Africa John Kerry Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
May 2, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Landmark Farm Bill Support for Conservation Helps to Boost Rural Economy Thomas Vilsack Unknown
May 2, 2014 Energy Department Announces First Regional Gasoline Reserve to Strengthen Fuel Resiliency Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
May 2, 2014 Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks for NWF Annual Conference, As Prepared Gina McCarthy Unknown
May 1, 2014 New Programs Authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill Help Restore Wetlands, Support Outdoor Recreation Activities, Boost the Economy Thomas Vilsack Orrtanna, PA
May 1, 2014 Cost of Fighting Wildfires in 2014 Projected to be Hundreds of Millions of Dollars over Amount Available Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 29, 2014 HUD Secretary Announces Disaster Assistance for Arkansas Storm Victims Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 28, 2014 Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks at the National Academy of Sciences, As Prepared Gina McCarthy Unknown
April 28, 2014 Interior Department, National League of Cities and YMCA of the USA Join Forces to Connect Young People to the Outdoor Sally Jewell St. Paul, MN
April 25, 2014 Secretary Jewell Announces Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership to Connect Seattle Communities, Youth to Lake Sammamish Watershed Sally Jewell Lake Sammamish, WA
April 25, 2014 U.S.-Japan Joint Statement: The United States and Japan: Shaping the Future of the Asia-Pacific and Beyond Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
April 25, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Supporting Families Facing Adversity: USDA Achieves Results for Producers after Week One of Disaster Assistance Sign Up Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 24, 2014 Opening Remarks to the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth John Kerry The Hague, Netherlands
April 24, 2014 Interventions at the North American Defense Ministerial Plenary Session Charles Hagel Mexico City, Mexico
April 23, 2014 Transcript of Secretary Hagel's Media Availability En Route to Mexico Charles Hagel Unknown
April 23, 2014 Interior Designates Four New National Landmarks to Honor Nation's Unique Cultural Heritage & History Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 On Earth Day, U.S. Forest Service Seeks Applications for Wood to Energy Projects Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 USDA Awards Research Grants to Address the Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture Production Thomas Vilsack Des Moines, IA
April 22, 2014 Statement by the President on the Mudslide Devastation in Washington State Pres. Barack Obama Oso, WA
April 22, 2014 USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Supporting Water Quality Projects in 40 States and Puerto Rico Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Earth Day 2014 John Kerry Washington, DC
April 22, 2014 Blog: At DOT, Every Day is Earth Day Anthony Foxx Unknown
April 21, 2014 Video Remarks Announcing the "Our Ocean" Conference in Washington, DC John Kerry Washington, DC
April 21, 2014 Additional $3.5M to Assist NJ With Continued Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts Provided by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 21, 2014 After Flooding and Mudslides in Washington, US Labor Department Provides Funds to Assist with Cleanup and Recovery Efforts Thomas Perez Washington, DC
April 18, 2014 Blog: Strengthening Local Partnerships to Advance Solar Energy in Affordable Housing Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 16, 2014 Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks at the Hanoi University of Natural Resources and the Environment, As Prepared Gina McCarthy Taipai City, Taiwan
April 16, 2014 Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation to Foster Clean Energy Innovation Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
April 15, 2014 Sign-Up Begins Today for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs Restored by Farm Bill Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 14, 2014 Administrator Gina McCarthy, Remarks at National Taiwan University, As Prepared Gina McCarthy Taipai City, Taiwan
April 13, 2014 Release of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 3 Report John Kerry Washington, DC
April 13, 2014 Statement by Secretary Moniz on IPCC's Working Group Report on Climate Change Mitigation Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Blog: Disaster Assistance Sign Up for Farmers and Ranchers to Begin April 15 Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 10, 2014 Secretary Jewell Releases Landscape-Scale Mitigation Strategy to Encourage Dual Objectives of Smart Development and Conservation Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Obama Administration Outlines New Strategy to Better Protect Communities, Businesses and Public and Private Lands from the Threat of Wildland Fire Ahead of 2014 Fire Season Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Obama Administration Outlines New Strategy to Better Protect Communities, Businesses and Public and Private Lands from the Threat of Wildland Fire Ahead of 2014 Fire Season Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Obama Administration Outlines New Strategy to Better Protect Communities, Businesses and Public and Private Lands from the Threat of Wildland Fire Ahead of 2014 Fire Season Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Blog: Strengthening Local Partnerships to Advance Solar Energy in Affordable Housing - See more at: http://blog.hud.gov/index.php/2014/04/18/title-strengthening-local-partnerships-to-advance-solar-energy-in-affordable-housing/#sthash.LXeGcrQn.dpuf Shaun Donovan Unknown
April 7, 2014 USDA Officially Announces Sign-Up Date for Farmer and Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 Department of Energy Releases 2014 Strategic Plan Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
April 6, 2014 Readout of Secretary Johnson and Administrator Fugate's Visit to Washington Jeh Johnson Snohomish County, WA
April 3, 2014 Statement by Press Secretary Peter Boogaard on Secretary Johnson's Upcoming Trip to Washington Jeh Johnson Unknown
April 3, 2014 Secretary Johnson Presents Rick Rescorla Award to the New York Mets, Walgreens and Monsignor Brown Jeh Johnson New York, NY
April 3, 2014 USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access to Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access to Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region Gina McCarthy Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 HUD Secretary Announces Disaster Assistance for Washington Mudslide Victims Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Written Testimony Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
April 2, 2014 Remarks at the U.S.-EU Energy Council Meeting John Kerry Brussels, Belgium
April 2, 2014 Opening Remarks by Secretary Hagel and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting Charles Hagel Washington, DC
April 1, 2014 Tohlakai Pumping Plant a Key Component in Bringing Water to Tribal, Rural Communities Sally Jewell Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Department of Energy Announces First Quadrennial Energy Review Public Meeting Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
March 30, 2014 Release of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 2 Report John Kerry Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 Statement by Secretary Jewell on the President's Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions Sally Jewell Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on the Administration's Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - Methane Reduction Strategy Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Budget Requests Gina McCarthy Unknown
March 25, 2014 Blog: DOT Emergency Relief Funds Set to Counter Mudslide Damage in Washington State Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
March 25, 2014 Recreational Users Provide Support for Critical Conservation Projects Sally Jewell Washington, DC
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