Media Advisories

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


11.04.21

Livestream Next Week: Trails and Rivers Bills on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. TUESDAY, NOV. 9 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. 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 St… Continue Reading


10.29.21

Livestreams Next Week: Tribal Water Resolution and Other Water Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week. THURSDAY, NOV.4 Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife The Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, led by Chair Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.Res. 320 (Neguse), Recognizing the critical importance of access to reliable, clean drinking water for Native Americans and Alaska Natives and confirming the responsibility of the federa… Continue Reading


10.27.21

Chair Grijalva, Rep. Dingell and Conservation Leaders to Discuss Need for Climate Investments in Reconciliation Bill

Washington, D.C. - Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and national conservation leaders will lead a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 28, to discuss the need to invest in conservation and restoration programs as a core part of achieving President Biden's climate goals. The event will feature Collin O'Mara and Mustafa Santiago Ali, leaders at the National Wildlife Federation, discussing the benefits of robust job growth, nature-based infrastructure and carbon … Continue Reading


10.22.21

Livestreams Next Week: Conservation Human Rights Issues and Tribal Cultural Preservation on Tuesday, Firefighting Bills and Federal Coal on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, OCT. 26 Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife The Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, led by Chair Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), will hold an oversight hearing titled Protecting Human Rights in International Conservation. The last few years have seen credible allegations of gross human rights violations by conservation-focused non-governmental organizations (NGOs) against … Continue Reading


10.15.21

Livestreams Next Week: Huntington Beach Oil Spill Field Hearing on Monday, Colorado River Drought on Wednesday, the U.S. Nuclear Legacy in the Marshall Islands on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. MONDAY, OCT. 18 Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations & Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, led by Chair Katie Porter (D-Calif.), and the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will hold a joint oversight field hearing titled, Southern California Oil Leak: Investigating the Immedi… Continue Reading


10.08.21

Livestreams Next Week: Full Committee Markup on Wednesday, National Park Service Bills and Offshore Drilling Oversight on Thursday, Colorado River Drought on Friday

This advisory has been udpated to reflect the correct time of the Wednesday markup. Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. Wednesday, Oct. 13 The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a markup on the bills listed below. Two of the bills-the Offshore Pipeline Safety Act (H.R. 2643) introduced by Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.) and the Offshore Accountability Act (H.R. 570) introduced by Rep. A. Donal… Continue Reading


10.01.21

Livestreams Next Week: Tribal and Native Hawaiian Bills on Tuesday, Oversight Hearing on Power Distribution in Puerto Rico on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week. TUESDAY, OCT. 5 Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States The Subcommittee, led by Chair Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: · H.J.Res.55 (Kahele), Prince Jonah K?hi? Kalaniana'ole Protecting Family Legacies Act. · H.R. 441 (Young), To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tan… Continue Reading


08.31.21

House Natural Resources Committee Will Mark Up Reconciliation This Thursday – Links to YouTube Livestream, Written Explainers on How the Bill Works

Washington, D.C. - Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) announced today that the Natural Resources Committee will mark up its portion of the reconciliation budget plan this Thursday, Sept. 2, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The bill language is available at https://bit.ly/3t3Ce9G. The Committee today published a pair of explainers on Medium on how the bill raises money and how it allocates money for public benefit. Thursday Markup When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern time Watch Live: https://youtu.be/zir… Continue Reading


07.23.21

Livestreams Next Week: Toxic Mining on Tuesday, Federal Parity for U.S. Territories on Wednesday, Ocean Protection & Illegal Fishing Bills on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, July 27 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources The Subcommittee, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will hold an oversight hearing titled The Toxic Legacy of the Mining Law of 1872. Hardrock mining is the top source of toxic pollution in the U.S., and the industry still operates under the long-outdated Mining Law of 1872. The law is irrelevant to modern mining practices and r… Continue Reading


07.16.21

Livestreams Next Week: Tribal Health Bills, Civilian Climate Corps on Tuesday, Conservation Agencies Budget Hearing on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, July 20 Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States The Subcommittee, led by Chair Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: • H.R. 442 (Young), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act • H.R. 3496 (Gallego), Urban Indian Health Providers Facilities Improvement Act Witnesses Sonya M. … Continue Reading


07.09.21

Livestreams Next Week: Natl. Forest Management & Restoration Bills on Tuesday, Climate Markup on Wednesday, Chemical Impacts on Salmon on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, July 13 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 2049 (Panetta), To amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 to promote reforestation following unplanned events on Federal land, and for other purposes. Repairing Existing Pub… Continue Reading


06.25.21

Livestreams Next Week: Water Rights and Conservation Bills on Tuesday, Coal Ash Health Impacts in Puerto Rico, Vieques Compensation on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding three livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, June 29 Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife The Subcommittee, led by Chair Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 1851 (Rep. Matthew Rosendale, R-Mont.), To establish a Federal cost share percentage for the Milk River Project in the State of Montana. St. Mary's Reinvestment Act. H.R. 1869 (Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev.), To amend th… Continue Reading


06.17.21

Livestreams Next Week: Ocean-Based Climate Legislation on Tuesday, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland In-Person Hearing on Wednesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, June 22 The full Committee, led by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), will hold a legislative hearing on his Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act (H.R. 3764), which will include a discussion of multiple bills included in the larger vehicle. Grijalva introduced H.R. 3764 on June 8. The following bills are part of the agenda and are contained in whole or in part within the text of H.R. 3… Continue Reading


06.11.21

Livestreams Next Week: Natl. Heritage Areas, Coal Cleanup on Tuesday, Puerto Rico Political Status on Wed., Indian Country Infrastructure on Thursday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, June 15 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources The Subcommittee, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will hold a hearing titled Environmental Justice for Coal Country: Supporting Communities Through the Energy Transition. The hearing will focus on the economic and environmental needs of communities previously focused on coal mining - from Appalachia to Wyoming to western Native… Continue Reading


06.04.21

Livestreams Next Week: DDT Dumping in the Pacific Ocean, Public Lands Legislative Hearing on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events next week. Tuesday, June 8 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands The Subcommittee, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will host a virtual, fully remote legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 3113 (Rep. Blake Moore), To require the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to digitize and make publicly avai… Continue Reading


05.21.21

Livestreams Next Week: Renewable Energy on Public Lands, Drought Conditions in the West, Public Lands Legislation, Committee Markup on Wednesday

Washington D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding four livestreamed events next week. Monday, May 24 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources On Monday, May 24, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, led by Chair Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), will host a virtual, fully remote legislative hearing titled "Expanding Clean Energy on Public Lands" to consider the following legislation: H.R. 3326 (Rep. Mike Levin) To promote the development of … Continue Reading


05.17.21

Livestreams This Week: Corporate Welfare for Oil and Gas Millionaires, Hearing on Bills to Codify Tribal Consultation, Prohibit Export of Sacred Objects

This advisory has been updated from its original version to include witnesses for Thursday's hearing. Washington D.C. - The Natural Resources Committee is holding two livestreamed events this week. Wednesday, May 19 Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, led by Chair Katie Porter (D-Calif.), will hold a virtual, fully remote oversight hearing titled Misuse of Taxpayer Dollars and Corporate Welfare in the Oil and Gas Industry. The oil and … Continue Reading

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