Markup - Full Committee Markup on H.R. 1229, H.R. 1230 and H.R. 1231 (4/13/2011)
Hot Air Alert - Natural Resource Committee Democrats Make Inaccurate Statements on GOP Energy Bills (4/6/2011)
Press Release - Economist Testifies that Hastings’ Energy Bills could Create 1.2 Million American Jobs (4/6/2011)
Press Release - Chairman Hastings’ Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Three Bills to Expand Offshore Energy Production (3/29/2011)
Press Release - Chairman Hastings Introduces Three Bills to Increase Offshore American Energy Production, Create American Jobs (3/29/2011)
LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:
H.R. 1229 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico. "Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act"
H.R. 1230 (Hastings of WA), To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. "Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act"
H.R. 1231 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes. "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act"
The bills are part of the American Energy Initiative, an ongoing effort by House Republicans to stop government policies that are driving up energy prices and expand American energy production to help lower costs and create jobs. For more information on these bills visit http://naturalresources.house.gov/AmericanEnergy.
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