Media Advisories

05.13.22

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: President’s FY23 Budget Request for Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 Full Committee (Office of Insular Affairs) The full Committee, led by Vice Chair Gregorio Sablan (D-CNMI), will hold an oversight hearing titled, Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request of the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has broad general authority to provide for the special needs… Continue Reading


05.06.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Public Lands Bills on Wednesday; Mining Reform, Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding Schools, Big Cats, and Water Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 279 (Gallego), To provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System. Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2021. H.R. 7329… Continue Reading


05.05.22

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chair Grijalva, Sen. Heinrich, Rep. Lowenthal to Hold Press Conference on Anniversary of 150-Year-Old Mining Law

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern at the House Triangle of the U.S. Capitol, House Natural Resources Committee Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) will hold an in-person press conference to discuss newly introduced legislation to reform the nation's antiquated Mining Law of 1872. Chair Grijalva and Sen. Heinrich introduced their House and Senate mining reform bills, both titled the Clean Energy Mine… Continue Reading


05.04.22

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chair Grijalva, Reps. Tlaib and Dingell to Hold Press Conference on Advancing Environmental Justice in Detroit

Washington, D.C. - On Friday, May 6, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern in Detroit, Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) of the House Natural Resources Committee will hold an in-person press conference to hear from community leaders about environmental justice issues in the area. The press conference will also highlight federal legislative efforts to advance environmental justice, namely the Environmental Justice For All Act, led by Cha… Continue Reading


04.22.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Tribal Bills on Wednesday, Offshore Carbon Storage, Wildlife Disease Surveillance, and Public Lands Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - Happy Earth Day! The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States The Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States, led by Chair Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 437 (Young), To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determin… Continue Reading


04.01.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities and Wildfire Management on Tuesday, Committee Markup on Wednesday, Russian Seafood Ban on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, APRIL 5 Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, led by Chair Katie Porter (D-Calif.), will hold an oversight hearing titled, The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities. Nationally, tribal communities have been among the hardest hit by the opioid epidemic; Native Americans are almost 50% more likely to die of an opioid overdose than any… Continue Reading


03.25.22

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chair Grijalva to Hold Press Conference Announcing Full Committee Markup for the RESPECT Act

Washington, D.C. - On Monday, March 28, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will hold an in-person press conference to announce a newly rescheduled date for the full committee markup of the RESPECT Act (H.R. 3587). The RESPECT Act, which Chair Grijalva introduced on May 28, 2021, will codify into law that federal agencies must consult with tribal governments before taking federal actions tha… Continue Reading


03.25.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Wildlife and International Conservation Bills on Tuesday, Legacy Pollution Clean-Up Programs and Tribal Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, MARCH 29 Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife The Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, led by Chair Huffman (D-Calif.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 6427 (Johnson), To amend the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Act to modify the boundary of the Red River National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. Red River National Wildlife Refug… Continue Reading


03.11.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Committee Markup on Wednesday, Wildlife and Conservation Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a markup on the following bills: H.R. 1638 (Rep. Dusty Johnson), To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain National Forest System land to the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. Gilt Edge Mine Conveyance Act. H.R. 3587 (Rep. Grija… Continue Reading


03.09.22

ADVISORY: Chairs Grijalva and Maloney to Hold Press Conference, Site Visits on Advancing Environmental Justice

Washington, D.C. - On Friday, March 11, 2022, at approximately 11:10 a.m. Eastern in Queens, N.Y., Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Chair of the Committee on Natural Resources, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold an in-person press conference to kick off a two-day series of events to receive community input on oversight priorities and legislation related to environmental justice, including the historic Environmental Justice For … Continue Reading


03.09.22

ADVISORY: Chair Grijalva to Join Press Call on Fossil Fuel Industry’s False Claims, New Report

Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will join Taxpayers for Common Sense for a press briefing hosted by Accountable.US to discuss the fossil fuel industry's opportunistic and false claims that we need more oil and gas production on public lands to address Putin's invasion of Ukraine. A new report by Accountable.US shows that there is no evidence that a purported lack of access to new leases on federal public lands increases the pri… Continue Reading


03.04.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Tribal Co-Management of Federal Public Lands and the Klamath River Basin on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, MARCH 8 FULL COMMITTEE The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold an oversight hearing titled, Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management. Before the arrival of European colonists, Indigenous Peoples lived on and cared for the lands which now make up the United States since time immemorial. Centuries of racist tac… Continue Reading


02.25.22

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: Forests, Lands, and Monument Bills on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. TUESDAY, MARCH 1 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 1638 (Dusty Johnson), To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain National Forest System land to the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. G… Continue Reading


02.11.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Environmental Justice For All Act on Tuesday, Committee Markup on Wednesday, Climate Science Centers and Pacific Islanders Equity Bill on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, FEB. 15 The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bill: H.R. 2021 (Grijalva), To restore, reaffirm, and reconcile environmental justice and civil rights, and for other purposes. Environmental Justice For All Act. Witnesses Dr. Nicky Sheats, Director, Center for the Urban Environment at the John S. Watson I… Continue Reading


02.04.22

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in Environmental Groups on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. TUESDAY, FEB. 8 The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold an oversight hearing titled Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Environmental Policymaking: The Role of Environmental Organizations and Grantmaking Foundations. Communities of color and Indigenous Peoples are disproportionately impacted by environmental hazards and bear the brunt of the most dam… Continue Reading


01.28.22

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: Trails, Parks and Memorial Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. THURSDAY, FEB. 3 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 6142 (Ryan), To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Buckeye Tra… Continue Reading


01.14.22

LIVESTREAMS NEXT WEEK: Committee Markup on Wednesday, Wildlife and Conservation Bills and Offshore Fossil Fuel Leasing on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a markup on the following bills: • H.R. 268 (Vela), To provide for the boundary of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Park to be adjusted, to authorize the donation of land to the United States for addition to that historic park, and for other purposes. • H.R. 441 (Young), To p… Continue Reading


12.03.21

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: Historic Site and Museum Bills on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. TUESDAY, DEC. 7 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 1117 (DeSaulnier), To amend the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2000 to provide for additional areas to be… Continue Reading


11.24.21

LIVESTREAM NEXT WEEK: Emissions Impacts From Oil & Gas Leasing on Public Lands on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. Thursday, Dec. 2 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will hold an oversight hearing titled What More Public Lands Leasing Means for Achieving U.S. Climate Targets. Nearly a quarter of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions come from fossil fuels extracted on America's public lands and waters. Under the Bureau… Continue Reading


11.15.21

Livestreams This Week: Renewable Energy Transmission and Fishery Bills on Tuesday, Committee Markup on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events this week. TUESDAY, NOV.16 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will hold an oversight hearing titled, Plugging in Public Lands: Transmission Infrastructure for Renewable Energy. Public lands and waters are home to tremendous renewable energy resources. During several hearings earlier this year, the subc… Continue Reading

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