Information Quality

All DOI Bureaus and Offices must reasonably assure suitable information and service quality, consistent with the level of importance of the information, consistent with the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001: Public Law 106-554, “Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Information.

This Web site is regularly reviewed and monitored for compliance with DOI Information Quality Guidelines and policies located at

Employment (Jobs) at DOI

Employment opportunities at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) are listed on the DOI Jobs Web site at:

To find U.S. government job opportunities worldwide, go to USAJOBS, the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment, at:

No Fear Act

The U.S. Department of the Interior complies with the No Fear Act requirements, closely monitors agency EEO and whistleblower complaint activity and acts expeditiously to resolve complaints at the administrative level when it is appropriate to do so.

The Department of the Interior No Fear Act information can be found here.

Priorities/Schedules for Posting Content

Section 207(f) (2) of the E-Government Act of 2002, requires each Federal Agency to:

  1. Establish a process for determining which information will be made available on the Internet and by other means.
  2. Develop priorities and schedules for making that information available.
  3. Make those priorities and schedules available for public comment.
  4. Post the priorities and schedules to the Web site.
  5. Report the priorities in their annual report to OMB on implementing the E-Government Act.

The Department has developed a Schedule for Posting Content for DOI and its Bureaus and Offices. Access the DOI Notices page.

Government Performance Results Act (GPRA)

DOI and its Bureaus and Offices comply with the Government Performance Results Act of 1993, which requires organizations to make their annual performance plans available to the public.

DOI Performance and Accountability Reports are available at:

Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002

The Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002 requires that all organizations designate a single point of contact for small businesses. The DOI Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization serves as that single point of contact for the Department. Their Web site is located at:

Security Protocols to Protect Information

All DOI and bureau Internet Web sites comply with Section 207(f)(1)(b)(iv) of the E-Gov Act of 2002, which requires organizations to have security protocols to protect information.

Digital Rights, Copyright, Trademark, Patent Laws

All DOI and bureau Internet Web sites comply with existing laws and directives that address the digital, copyright, trademark and patent rights of the public.


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USDOI Linking Policy

The USDOI links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services consistent with our linking policy.