Press Releases

September 2020
Chair Grijalva Statement on Forest Service’s Newly Announced Roadless Rule Exemption for Tongass National Forest: “This is Putting Polluters Over People”
9.24.2020 Letter to NOAA from RG and JH re Maue Hire
Chair Grijalva Leads House, Senate Members in Sending Amicus Brief on Dakota Access Pipeline to Federal Court Ahead of Crucial Ruling on Tribal Rights
Chair Grijalva, Committee Members Question DOI Efforts to Build Road on Congressionally Protected Lands, Properties Purchased with Conservation Funds
Chairs Raúl M. Grijalva and Eddie Bernice Johnson Lead House Letter to NOAA Pushing for Explanation of Political Interference in Whale Safety Assessment
Chair Grijalva Applauds House Passage of Bills to Strengthen Indian Country, Combat Crisis of Murdered and Indigenous Women
Chair Grijalva: Administration Delays and Incompetence Cost Puerto Rican Lives, and Finally Approving Overdue Assistance is No Triumph
After Trump Admin Refuses to Testify, Chair Grijalva, Rep. Gallego Question Bureau of Indian Education’s Decision to Open Tribal Schools In Person
Chair Grijalva, Rep. Huffman Seek Explanation From NOAA Following Political Hire of Climate Denier David Legates to Leadership Role
Chair Grijalva Leads 61 House Democrats Calling for Trump Admin Suspension of Regulatory Rollbacks That Threaten Health and Environmental Safety
Chair Grijalva: Trump Administration Bowed to Public Pressure to Stop Offshore Drilling – Now it’s Time to Show Real Seriousness on Climate Change
In New Letter, Chair Grijalva Asks Interior to Defend Misleading Rationale for New Giveaways to Mining Companies
As Trump’s Interior Department Tries Unsuccessfully to Spin Ethics Record, Natural Resources Committee Highlights Three-Plus Years of Scandals
Chair Grijalva: Trump Proposal to Transfer Millions in Taxpayer Money to Soda Ash Producers is Perfect Example of Trump’s Destructiveness
Chair Grijalva on Forest Service Oil and Gas Deregulation Proposal: The Trump Administration is Giving Away Our Public Lands as Fast as Possible
August 2020
Chair Grijalva: Trump Opening Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Drilling is What Happens When Rejecting Science, Being Destructive is the Whole Point
Chair Grijalva Condemns Interior Department as Major Alaska Oil Drilling Project Nears Approval
After Months of Administration Silence, Chair Grijalva and Vice Chair Haaland Lead Letter With House Democrats Seeking Documents on Park Service Reopening Health Policies
Wyden and Grijalva on New Interior Inspector General Report: Officials “Orchestrated A Cover-up To Protect Secretary Bernhardt During His Confirmation”
Chair Grijalva, Haaland Slam Trump’s Attempt to Rewrite History for Political Gain, Question Legality of Garden of Heroes Executive Order
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