The Honorable Bob Abbey
Bureau of Land Management
The Honorable Tommy Beaudreau
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
This hearing will focus on two separate policies by the Administration dealing with onshore and offshore oil and gas issues. For onshore the hearing will focus on new rules coming from the Administration to deal with the process of hydraulic fracturing in the development of domestic resources. On offshore, the hearing will focus on the recently announced 5 year plan put forward by the Administration. The Committee has questions about the direction the Obama Administration is taking our nation’s energy policy and its effect on job creation, our economy and national security. The hearing will feature testimony from Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
Yesterday, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve the destruction of four dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon.......
In abiding to a recent court order that vacated the Obama Administration’s withdrawal of a proposed rule to list the North American wolverine as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the ......
Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a new rule that will provide regional fishery management councils with more flexibility in catch limits. The rule is ali......