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Grijalva Letter to Bishop on Committee Operations and Climate Jurisdiction March 5 2019


Grijalva Gallego Lujan Grisham to Zinke on Updated Grand Staircase-Escalante Management Plan Oct. 1 2018


Grijalva Gallego Lujan Grisham to Zinke on Updated Bears Ears Management Plan Oct. 1 2018


Public Health Groups Letter Opposing House Provisions of Farm Bill Aug. 29 2018


Wildfire and Forest Ecologist Letter on Farm Bill Aug. 28 2018


Letter From 215 Environmental Scientists Opposing Farm Bill Aug. 27 2018


NPS Letter to Grijalva on Border Region Law Enforcement Ramp

The National Park Service (NPS) responded to Ranking Member Grijalva's letter requesting more information on the deployment of U.S. Park Police officers to secure the southern border.… Continue Reading


Grijalva Letter to Zinke on Deploying NPS Park Police to Mexican Border

Ranking Rember Grijalva sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke pressing him for information on Zinke's recently announced decision to send National Park Police personnel to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of President Trump's ill-defined and poorly thought-out border security efforts.… Continue Reading


Democrats Condemn Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Drilling

Ranking MemberGrijalva sent a letter with eight House Democratic colleagues to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke questioning the haste with which the Department of the Interior (DOI) is moving the country closer to drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The letter highlights tomorrow's expected announcement in the Federal Register - publicized this morning - that DOI is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to allow drilling in the Refuge.… Continue Reading


Veterans, the Disabled and Elderly Oppose Zinke's Proposed National Park Fee Hike

Ranking Member Grijalva submitted for the record statements from veterans, the elderly and people with disabilities responding to Secretary Zinke's remarks that these communities should no longer be offered a discounted rate to visit our National Parks. The following groups submitted letters: Vietnam Veterans of America and their 81,000 members that have served in active duty in Vietnam American Veterans, AMVETS, the nation's most inclusive Congressionally-charted veterans service organizati… Continue Reading


Grijlava Lowenthal McEachin Letter to Zinke on Unpublished BLM Report


Grijalva Letter to Zinke on Utah Rep. Mike Noel Conflicts of Interest


Grijalva Lowenthal Letter Requesting GAO Assessment of Onshore Permits to Drill Feb 1 2018


Grijalva Lowenthal Letter Requesting GAO Assessment of FOGLRA Reform Law Impacts Feb 1 2018


Letter to Secretary Zinke Requesting Withdrawal of Bears Ears National Monument Area

A letter from Committee Democrats to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke requesting an emergency withdrawal from new mineral extraction claims of the Bears Ears National Monument region.… Continue Reading


Grijalva Lowenthal Letter to BLM on EnergyNet Contract January 16 2018

A letter from Ranking Member Grijalva and Rep. Lowenthal (D-Calif.) requesting information about why the Bureau of Land Management is seemingly allowing a company called EnergyNet to profit from the leasing of public mineral resources with competition.… Continue Reading


Grijalva Letter to BLM Acting Director on Bundy Trial

Ranking Member Grijalva sent a letter to BLM's Acting Director, Brian Steed, to request a briefing for Committee staff on the Cliven Bundy trespassing grazing trial.… Continue Reading


Letter to Zinke on the NPS Fee Increase

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and 10 Committee Democrats sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke opposing the National Park Service (NPS) proposal to increase the entrance fees at 17 of its most popular national parks. The members state that the dramatic increases to entrance fees will discourage lower income Americans from visiting and enjoying public lands. Our most popular national parks, like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone, should be focused on broadening access a… Continue Reading


Sec. Perdue Response to Grijalva Questions on Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Moratorium Dec. 15 2017


More than 65 Organizations Oppose H.R. 4558, Grand Staircase-Escalante Enhancement Act

On behalf of millions of members and supporters, a coalition of more than 65 organizations urged Members of Congress to oppose H.R. 4558, the Grand Staircase-Escalante Enhancement Act.… Continue Reading

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