Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has revoked a series of Trump administration orders that promoted fossil fuel development on public lands and waters
Biden Is Nominating a Historic Interior Secretary: Here's Why This Underappreciated Cabinet Post Matters
President-elect Joe Biden has decided on the historic choice of Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico to head the Department of the Interior. The appointment would make her the first Native American Cabinet secretary. But why should we care about the Interior secretary? As NBCLX’s Fernando Hurtado explains, this underappreciated federal agency is more important than you think.
If confirmed, Rep. Dep Haaland, D-N.M., would be the first Native American to hold a Cabinet-level position in U.S. history. Here are five things to know about the congresswoman.