• Breakfast Links
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    May 3, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Energy Guardian – Edward Felker: “API calls on Jewell to make fracking reg deals with states” Associated Press – Jonathan Fahey: “Oil drilling technology leaps, clean energy lags” Los Angeles Times – Anthony York: “Assembly approves off-reservation tribal casino” Indian Cou... More
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    May 2, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Washington Examiner – Sean Higgins: “Feds triple estimates for recoverable natural gas in plains states” Fox News: “Park Service creating new monuments, landmarks despite sequester cutbacks” E&E - Phil Taylor: “Alaska refuses to repay Secure Rural Schools money” ABC – Alan ... More
  • Developing Right Now: America has even MORE energy reserves than expected
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    May 1, 2013 -
    Yesterday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) released its updated assessment of America’s oil and natural gas resources in the Bakken and Three Forks formations. The new assessment shows that the United States has double the amount of oil and triple the amount of natural gas than previously thought. The new in... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 1, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Energy Guardian – Edward Felker: “House GOP to highlight support for fracking, nat gas exports” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Feds set to unveil hydraulic fracturing rule within weeks” National Journal – Amy Harder: “The U.S. Has Much, Much More Gas and Oil Than We Though... More
  • Meet our Members: Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY At-Large)
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    May 1, 2013 -
    Cynthia Lummis returns to the Natural Resources Committee representing the At-Large district of Wyoming, the ninth largest state in the US. Did you know Representative Lummis grew up on a ranch? Check out the video to learn more about Representative Lummis and her take on Wyoming's abundant natural resources in the st... More
  • ICYMI: Fracking Rules Coming in Weeks
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    Apr 30, 2013 -
    Today, The Hill newspaper published an article on the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s proposed federal rules on hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In this article, Secretary Jewell states that it will be a matter of weeks not months before new federal rules on fracking will be released. Since November of 2010 when the ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 30, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: New York Times – John M. Broder: “New Interior Chief Savors a Steep Learning Curve” Oak Ridger – Donna Smith: “Manhattan Project Park bill moves on” Greenwire – Phil Taylor: “New House bill would allow Va. leasing, share revenues with states” The Hill – Julian Hattem: “Admi... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 26, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: McClatchy – Sean Cockerham: “Oil from proposed Keystone pipeline could end up exported” Vancouver Observer – Jenny Uechi: “Keystone XL bill approved by House Committee” USA Today – Susan Davis: “Boehner-led cost-cutting saving millions in the House” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. D... More
  • ICYMI: Representative Daines Speaks with WSJ Live about Keystone XL
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    Apr 25, 2013 -
    Yesterday, Representative Steve Daines (R, Mont.) joined The News Hub to talk about the Keystone XL pipeline legislation that passed yesterday in the House Natural Resources Committee. Click here to watch the video More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 25, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Washington Examiner editorial: “Keystone obstructions show how environmental extremism hobbles the economy” UPI: “Keystone XL bill clears House committee” Tri-City Herald: “U.S. House committee approves B Reactor Park at Hanford” Salt Lake Tribune – Thomas Burr: “House pane... More
  • UPDATED: Tune In
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    Apr 24, 2013 -
    Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Chairman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) will be joining Fox Business News live to talk about the Keystone XL pipeline. Yesterday, the Natural Resources Committee held a markup on the legislation. Click here for a recap of the Markup. More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 24, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Julian Hattem: “GOP criticizes EPA comments on Keystone XL path” Fuel Fix – Dan X. McGraw: “When is the price of gasoline too high?” Associated Press: “Sea otter population more than doubles in southeast Alaska” Associated Press – Kathryn Haake: “Lawmakers kill w... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 23, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Zack Colman: "Interior chief Jewell: 'One size doesn't fit all' on fracking" Wall Street Journal – Paul Vieira: "Survey Finds Majority Backs Keystone Pipeline" Washington Times – Valerie Richardson: "Protected Utah prairie dogs fight for home on the range" Associ... More
  • Linked: Overwhelming Majority of Americans Support Keystone XL Pipeline
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    Apr 22, 2013 -
    A new poll of American and Canadian residents show that 74% of Americans and 68% of Canadians support the Keystone XL pipeline. The study, conducted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Nanos Research, shows that energy security is a higher priority for most Americas compared to other related is... More
  • ICYMI: Deseret News Editorial Supporting Bishop’s EPIC Act
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    Apr 22, 2013 -
    The Deseret News has an editorial today supporting Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee Chairman Rob Bishops’ legislation to improve the Antiquities Act. H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation (EPIC) of National Monuments Act, would improve public participation in the establishment... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 22, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: News Bonners Ferry OpEd – Rep. Raul Labrador: “Time to bring certainty to rural communities” E&E – Phil Taylor: “Panel to review bill approving U.S.-Mexico transboundary agreement” E&E – Nick Juliano: “Natural Resources to approve pipeline legislation this week” Wall Street... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 19, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: E&E – John McArdle: “Administration's final ocean plan sparks Hill debate on whether it streamlines or burdens agencies” E&E – Phil Taylor: “House Republicans introduce bill to approve U.S.-Mexico transboundary agreement” Billings Gazette – Rob Chaney: “Tribal ownership, op... More
  • Meet our Member: Congressman Kevin Cramer (ND At-Large)
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    Apr 19, 2013 -
    Representing the At-Large district of North Dakota, Congressman Kevin Cramer hails from a state with a vast range of natural resources. Did you know North Dakota is the second largest oil producing state in the country, just behind Texas? Congressman Cramer discusses the oil-rich Bakken region while also highlighting ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 18, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Julian Hattem: “House GOP: Obama regs slowing oil-and-gas development” Oil and Gas Journal – Nick Snow: “States best qualified to regulate oil, gas, House panel told” Associated Press – Julie Carr Smyth: “Official testifies on Ohio fracking oversight” Gloucester ... More
  • Utah Lt. Governor Discuss Economic Impacts of Potential Sage Grouse ESA Listing
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    Apr 17, 2013 -
    At a Full Committee hearing today on energy production on state versus federal lands, Utah Lt. Governor Greg Bell took a moment during his testimony to discuss the potential economic impacts of the sage-grouse being listed under the Endangered Species Act. He notes how states have effectively worked together with feder... More
  • VIDEO: Chairman Hastings' Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing
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    Apr 17, 2013 -
    Today the House Natural Resources Committee held a Full Committee oversight hearing to examine the difference in energy production and permitting on federal lands versus state and private lands. While energy production on state and federal lands is flourishing, regulatory red tape and bureaucratic hurdles imposed by th... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 17, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Washington Post – Juliet Eilperin: “White House finalizes national ocean policy” Fairfield Sun Times: “Daines Co-Sponsors Legislation To Restore Active Forest Management, Help Schools & Counties” Associated Press: “North Dakota February oil production sets record” Associate... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 16, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Arizona Republic OpEd by Rep. Paul Gosar: “Wildfire policy must shift from reactive to proactive” Salt Lake Tribune – Thomas Burr: “Bishop seeks grand bargain on public lands” The Hill – Ben Geman: “New Interior chief takes to Twitter” Associated Press: “Saving endangered s... More
  • VIDEO: Fox News Piece on SRS and Forest Management
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    Apr 15, 2013 -
    Last week at a Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation hearing, Republican Members stressed the need for the U.S. Forest Service to resume active forest management and discussed several proposals to improve forest health. A lack of forest management has deprived rural counties of revenue needed to fun... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Apr 15, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Los Angeles Times – Phil Willon: “Joshua Tree targeted by graffiti vandals using social media” The Philadelphia Inquirer – Sandy Bauers: "White-nose syndrome that kills bats continues to spread” Kansas City Star: “Will Obama establish 'Idaho's Yellowstone' as a national mon... More
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