Interior makes more details of recent SES reassignments public

The Interior Department is beginning to make more details public about its recent — and often controversial — round of senior executive reassignments. Thirty-three senior executives, or 15 percent of the department’s Senior Executive Service cadre, received reassignment notices from Interior on June 15. Twenty-three of those SES accepted and made the transfer to their…


Making Data on the Colorado River Basin’s Troubling Depletion More Accessible

The improving accessibility of open data is providing insights into the Colorado River basin’s 16-year drought, thanks to a recently launched, interactive digital tool from the U.S. Interior Department.

The “Drought in the Colorado River Basin” portal details the state of the watershed that supplies 1 in 10 Americans and 5.5 million acres of land with water, despite reservoirs at about 50 percent capacity.  Continue…