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National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (S. 1847)
Bipartisan House-Senate Agreement on Natural Resources Provisions in NDAA This bipartisan House-Senate agreement supports American job creation and economic growth through a balanced approach to improve the management of our public lands and natural resources while protecting treasured areas. The bills in the agreement... More


American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act (H.R. 2)
The American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act would expand U.S. energy production and reduce bureaucratic red-tape in order to lower energy prices, create and protect over a million good-paying American jobs, strengthen our economy, and improve our energy security. Increases Offshore Producti... More


21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act (H.R. 4315)
This legislation is a common-sense bill that focuses on sensible and specific updates to the Endangered Species Act in the areas of transparency and species recovery. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was created four decades ago in 1973 to preserve, protect, and recover key domestic species. Since that time, over 1,50... More


Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act (H.R. 4899)
The Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act will help ease the pain at the pump by expanding production of America’s own energy resources. According to AAA, the national average price of gasoline is $3.68 – double what it was when President Obama took office. High gasoline prices further squeeze mid... More


Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation (EPIC) of National Monuments Act (H.R. 1459)
H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act, introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01), would require public participation before a presidentially-declared National Monument is made official. Under a century-old law, the 1906 Antiquities Act, presidents can unilaterally designate N... More


Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act (H.R. 2824)
The Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act would save American jobs and taxpayer dollars by preventing the Obama Administration from continuing a wasteful process to develop new job-destroying coal regulations. The Obama Administration’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enfo... More


Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 3189)
H.R. 3189, The Water Rights Protection Act, is a straightforward, bipartisan bill to protect private property rights from recent federal overreach that threatens to take water supplies from recreation businesses, ranchers, cities and towns, and local conservation efforts. The bill will stop the federal government from... More


The Public Access and Lands Improvement Act (H.R. 2954)
The Public Access and Lands Improvement Act is a bipartisan package of 10 bills to protect and promote public access to lands; improve opportunities by removing red tape that stands in the way of responsible, local economic development and jobs; and encourage transparent, community-centered land management. This groupi... More


Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act (H.R. 3964)
H.R. 3964, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act, introduced by the Republican California delegation, addresses the emergency drought in California by restoring some water supplies to provide job certainty to farmers and communities. The lack of rainfall has exacerbated the man-made drought ca... More


Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act (H.R. 3590)
H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, is a bipartisan package of eight individual bills to protect the traditional right of American sportsmen to fish and hunt. It will remove government roadblocks to these activities on certain public lands and guard against new regulations that threate... More


Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (H.R. 2728)
The Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (H.R. 2728), introduced by Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), would protect American jobs and American energy production by limiting the Obama Administration’s ability to impose duplicative federal regulations on hydraulic fractu... More


Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013 (H.R. 1965)
The Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013 (H.R. 1965) would protect and expand onshore American energy production and create new American jobs by streamlining government red-tape and regulations. Costly litigation, endless red-tape and burdensome bureaucratic processes are often the biggest obstacles to e... More


Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (H.R. 687)
The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (H.R. 687), sponsored by Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04), is a bipartisan bill to create thousands of American jobs by authorizing a fair value land exchange in Southeast Arizona that would open up the third largest undeveloped copper resource in the world. Incr... More


Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act (H.R. 527)
The Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act (H.R. 527) is a common sense plan to sell helium from the Federal Helium Reserve in a responsible manner to prevent a global shortage, protect jobs and the economy, and ensure a fairer return for taxpayers. Frequently Asked Questions on H.R. 527: Q. Why was the ... More


Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act (H.R. 1526)
The Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act (H.R. 1526), renews the federal government’s commitment to manage federal forests for the benefit of rural schools and counties and to improve forest health. It will put tens of thousands of Americans back to work; provide stable funding for counties to use for ... More


National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 (H.R. 761)
The National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (H.R. 761), sponsored by Rep. Mark Amodei (NV-02), allows the United States to more efficiently develop our Nation's strategic and critical minerals, such as rare earth elements, that are vital to job creation, American economic competitiveness and national s... More


Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (H.R. 2231)
The Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (H.R. 2231) would expand U.S. offshore energy production in order to create over a million new American jobs, lower energy prices, grow our economy and strengthen national security. The bill removes federal government barriers that block production of our own U.S. energy resources. Pre... More


Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act (H.R. 1613)
The Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act (H.R. 1613), sponsored by Representatives Jeff Duncan (SC-03), Doc Hastings (WA-04), and Matt Salmon (AZ-05), would enact the terms of an agreement signed by the Obama Administration and Mexico to govern how to explore, develop, and sha... More


National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act (H.R. 1964)
The National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act (H.R. 1964) will create new jobs, support current energy jobs in Alaska, expand American energy production and lower energy costs by ensuring that oil and natural gas resources in the National Petroleum Reserve -Alaska (NPR-A) are developed and transported in a timely, ... More


Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act (H.R. 678)
The Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act (H.R. 678), sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03), is a bipartisan legislation designed to create new American jobs and expand production of clean, renewable hydropower. Hydropower is one of the cheapest and cleanest forms of electricit... More


 

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