Home > newsroom > Page
Chairman Hastings Letter to Secretary Salazar on Failure to Provide Drilling Moratorium Documents


WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2012 -

Dear Mr. Secretary:

One year ago today, the Department of the Interior ("Department") was first asked to provide documents and information relating to the Obama Administration's decision imposing a drilling moratorium and its drafting of a May 2010 report entitled, "Increased Safety Measures for Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf" ("Drilling Moratorium Report"). For 366 days, the Department has refused to cooperatively comply with repeated requests for this information, notwithstanding President Obama's pledges of openness and transparency. Now, with its April 10 and 13 response letters, the Department is in violation of an official subpoena.

Read the entire letter HERE.




Latest News

President Trump Signs Joint Resolution to Repeal Job-killing Stream Rule

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed H.J. Res 38 (Reps. Bill Johnson, R-OH, Evan Jenkins, R-WV, and David McKinley, R-WV), a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act relat...... Read more

House Passes CRA to Restore Alaskan Sovereignty and Local Management on Federal Wildlife Refuges

Today, the House passed H.J. Res. 69 sponsored by Rep. Don Young (R-AK). This joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act will overturn the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) ...... Read more

Bill Protecting Property Rights in Texas and Oklahoma Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 428 (Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-TX), the Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act, to end decades of confusion over the true boundary between Texas and Oklaho...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events