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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

11.24.23 – This summer, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) announced an order ending oil and gas leases on federal lands in a 10-mile radius around Chaco Culture National Historic Park. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with Haaland about her work and asks her to respond to activists who say the federal government isn’t doing enough to protect the Greater Chaco landscape. 

Correspondent: Antonia Gonzales (Navajo) 

Guest: Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo), United States Secretary of the Interior 

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Protest derails planned celebration of 20-year ban on oil drilling near Chaco national park – Associated Press