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  • Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act (H.R. 1231)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1231 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would lift the President’s ban on new offshore drilling by requiring the Administration to move forward in the 2012-2017 lease plan with energy production in areas containing the most oil and natural gas resources. The bill sets a produc... More

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Interior Lacks Enforcement and Accountability for Unethical Behavior and Criminal Conduct

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held an oversight hearing on the lack of enforcement and accountably from the Obama Administration in response to a growing number of reports of...... Read more

Bishop and Westerman Praise Senator Roberts’ Wildfire Legislation

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced S. 3085, the Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016. ...... Read more

BLM Fracing: Courts Provide a Much Needed Check on the Obama Administration’s Overwhelming Regulatory Overreach

Yesterday, a federal judge struck down the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued in March 2015. The judge stated that DOI does not hav...... Read more

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Legislative Hearing on the "Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act"
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
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