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related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

AGENCY PROFILE - Department of the Interior


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Weekly


$3,312,914,741
Total Funds Awarded
$3,276,142,764
Total Funds Paid Out

Contracts, Grants and Loans Paid Out by Category

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Agency News
1/23/2013
Yellowstone Harnesses Hydropower…Again

​More than a century after U.S. Army troops harnessed the power of flowing water to light Fort Yellowstone, the park is generating electricity from water again. The idea of tapping into a sustainable resource to power Yellowstone came to the park in 1903, when the U.S. Cavalry under the direction of engineer Hiram Chittenden installed the first 100-kilowatt water turbine generator near its Mammoth Hot Springs headquarters. Relying on water flowing from Glen Creek down through Golden Gate, the power plant supplied ample energy to power residences, administrative offices, maintenance shops, lights on the parade grounds and the occasional picture show at the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel to great attendance.

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8/7/2012
Department of Interior Announces Successful Renovation of Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

National Park Service to begin filling Reflecting Pool in coming days; Sustainable, accessible design to re-open to public end of August

WASHINGTON DC -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the National Park Service will soon begin refilling the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool after completing a historic renovation, including replacement of the pool’s structure and installation of a sustainable, state-of-the-art circulation system that pulls water from the Tidal Basin. Nearly 25 million people visit the National Mall each year.

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7/30/2012
Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve Dedicates Kendesnii Campground

​Copper Center, Alaska - Under sunny skies, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve dedicated Kendesnii Campground on July 27th with a naming ceremony and picnic at the Nabesna Road site. Park Superintendent Rick Obernesser opened the event, saying "I am excited that so many of us are here today as we dedicate the park's first official campground."

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
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as Reported by Recipients


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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
California $583,949,609
Arizona $384,548,934
South Dakota $254,860,955
New Mexico $188,128,963
Utah $178,315,653
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Washington, DC $147,116,202
Chinle, AZ $110,015,007
Red Bluff, CA $101,354,299
Saint Louis, MO $91,862,806
Salt Lake City, UT $66,559,436
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF INC $85,597,205
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON INC. $75,221,279
BALFOUR BEATTY INFRASTRUCTURE, INC. $71,779,680
LEWIS & CLARK RURAL WATER SYSTEM INC $59,190,925
ROUGH ROCK SCHOOL BOARD, INC. $56,186,862
Last Updated 5/1/2014