Data Dump: Mineral Leasing Act Overhaul?
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland set to tackle century-old law and overthrow the legacy of Albert Bacon Fall
The News: In a 51-40 vote, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, making her the first Indigenous person ever to sit on the cabinet. Haaland has represented New Mexico in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2018 and is a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna. Her roots go back dozens of generations in the public lands she w…
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