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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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Bishop: Lackluster Emissions Accounting, Bureaucratic Incompetence Undergird Administration’s Methane Agenda

Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) accounting and management of natural gas emissions on onshore federal lands. Committee ...... Read more

Bishop Statement on Obama Administration’s Lesser Prairie-Chicken Announcement

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) removed the lesser prairie chicken from the list of threatened and endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in response to a 2015 court ruling....... Read more

Bishop, Roberts, Westerman Push Reforms to Improve Federal Forest Health, Wildfire Budgeting

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT), Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Bruce Westerman (R-AR) p...... Read more

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