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DOI Consultation on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST

On December 20, 2021, the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued a Dear Tribal Leader Letter announcing Tribal consultations on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (P.L. 117-58). Under the law, DOI received $466 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to invest in infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives. DOI also received nearly $1.5 billion for wildfire management programs and $455 million for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to advance habitat restoration, invasive species control, and conservation of at-risk and listed species. The infrastructure law also allows Tribal Nations to use Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Funds to meet non-federal match requirements. For fact sheets on the infrastructure programs as well as a framing paper with questions for the consultation, please refer to the Dear Tribal Leader Letter.

Details on the DOI consultation for the Eastern and Central Time Zones is as follows—

  • Date/Time: Friday, January 28, 2022 from 1:00pm to 4:30pm ET

Details regarding the other upcoming DOI consultations are as follows—

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 11:00am to 2:30pm PT

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
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