Office of Insular Affairs

Type: Organization
Name: Office of Insular Affairs
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Feds inquire about CUC renewable energy project

00:00 By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan.todeno@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsCOMMONWEALTH Utilities Corp. Executive Director Alan W. Fletcher said the visiting U.S. Department of the Interior and Office of Insular Affairs officials ... [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Feds seek to improve ties with island communities

FEDERAL agencies capped the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders’ regional summit last week with a goal to improve relations with Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian communities.“Pacific Islanders represent very diverse communities ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Federal help not enough, says Saipan mayor’s office

00:00 By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan.todeno@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsSAIPAN Mayor Donald G. Flores says he is very grateful for the funding assistance recently provided by the U.S. Department of the Interior, but he is also ... [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Guam top recipient of federal funds, $428M received in 2013

GUAM is the largest recipient of federal funds among six Pacific jurisdictions that receive grants from various U.S. government agencies, the Federal Regional Council's report shows.According to the council's 2013 grants report, Guam received a total ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

‘DOI reneging on Pacific obligations’

PETE R. Sgro, chairman of the Guam Chamber of Commerce, yesterday lambasted the U.S. Department of Interior for allegedly reneging on its obligations to the Pacific islands.“It is important to note one of its primary purposes is to improve the quality ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

OIA upbeat about CHC, reservations on CUC

Visiting officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs walked away impressed with the progress and changes seen at the public hospital, while admitting that they have a number of questions about the islands’ utilities c ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 2 reports

Inos, officials break ground for Kalabera Cave project

00:00 By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel.erediano@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsGOVERNOR Eloy S. Inos on Friday was joined by U.S. Interior acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs Lori Faeth and Office of Insular Affairs ... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Feds convey minerals rights to NMI

00:00 By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel.erediano@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsTHE Department of Interior yesterday conveyed to the CNMI the patent for deposits of oil, gas and other minerals in the three-mile zone of submerged ... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Interior official impressed with PSS, announces $473K grant

00:00 By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com & Junhan B. Todino - junhan.todeno@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsVISITING acting Interior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Lori Faeth praised the Public School ... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

NMI receives $10.6M from Interior

00:00 By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel.erediano@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff View CommentsGOVENOR Eloy S. Inos yesterday received a total of $10.6 million in grants and capital improvement project funding from the Department of the In ... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Groundbreaking for Kalabera Cave improvement set today

Visiting U.S. Interior assistant secretary for insular areas Lori Faeth will join Gov. Eloy S. Inos in leading this morning’s groundbreaking for the Kalabera Cave improvement project funded through capital improvement projects money from the U.S. Department ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Interior official on island for mineral rights patent, grants

U.S. Interior assistant secretary for insular areas Lori Faeth is currently on island and her meeting today with Gov. Eloy S. Inos would pave the way for Interior to release the patent conveying to the CNMI oil, gas, and mineral deposit rights within ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 26 2014]

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"I don't think that it's realistic to believe that there will be hundreds of millions of dollars. There was an additional $5 million in Compact impact, of which Guam got a significant portion" said Lori Faeth, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Insular Affairs

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Tinian considers waste-to-energy incinerator [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 10 2014]
Feds inquire about CUC renewable energy project [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 09 2014]
Feds seek to improve ties with island communities [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 08 2014]
Federal help not enough, says Saipan mayor’s of... [Published Marianas Variety - Apr 08 2014]
Mayor Flores to run as independent [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
Guam top recipient of federal funds, $428M rece... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 07 2014]
BECQ says closure design, construction may take... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
2 new prevailing wage surveys eyed [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
Governor Pledges Support Congresswoman Bordallo... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 03 2014]
‘DOI reneging on Pacific obligations’ [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Apr 01 2014]
"Payuu-ta'" - Sgro Address Focuses on Potential... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 01 2014]
OIA upbeat about CHC, reservations on CUC [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
Inos, officials break ground for Kalabera Cave ... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 30 2014]
Kalabera Cave development begins [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
Feds convey minerals rights to NMI [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 28 2014]
Interior official impressed with PSS, announces... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 27 2014]
NMI receives $10.6M from Interior [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 27 2014]
OIA: PSS role model for Micronesian public schools [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
CNMI accepts US transfer of mineral rights [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Groundbreaking for Kalabera Cave improvement se... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
OIA: Governors must enforce findings of ABC report [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Interior official on island for mineral rights ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 26 2014]
Covenant negotiator keynotes naturalization cer... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
Restarting U.S. construction funding for Marsha... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 16 2014]
$9.3 Million in CIP funds for American Samoa in... [Published SamoaNews.com - Mar 13 2014]
AUDIO: CBO Scores Guam War Claims at 'Zero' Net... [Published Pacific News Center - Mar 11 2014]
SCC president: NMI doesn’t have enough U.S. wor... [Published Marianas Variety - Mar 09 2014]
At least $88.9M sought for territories [Published Saipan Tribune - Feb 17 2014]
GDP report: NMI economy grew 5.2 percent in 2012 [Published Saipan Tribune - Dec 02 2013]
The high cost of an error [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 30 2013]
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