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  • Bishop Statement on Paris Agreement Announcement
    Press Release
    Jun 1, 2017 -
    Today, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “The Paris Agreement has always been a political sideshow to America's energy renaissance and its contributions to reducing emissions through innovation. We should not b... More
  • Bishop on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers
    In Case You Missed It
    Apr 30, 2017 -
    Earlier today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) appeared on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers to discuss a range of issues including energy development on federal lands, forest management and wildfires and President Trump’s recent executive order on national monuments. Click below to view the interview... More
  • Bishop Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence
    Press Release
    Mar 28, 2017 -
    House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s most recent executive order related to domestic energy production: “This order begins the reversal of a number of harmful and ideologically-driven policies. We will work with the President to ... More
  • Bishop Statement on Proposed Offshore Lease Sale in the Gulf of Mexico
    Press Release
    Mar 6, 2017 -
    Today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced a region-wide lease sale scheduled for August 2017 that will offer 73 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “The Trump administration is making the most out of the very restrictive Five Year Plan developed under the... More
  • The Audacity of Smothering Regulation
    Op-Eds and Speeches
    Nov 21, 2016 -
    OP-ED: The Audacity of Smothering Regulation The Hill Chairman Rob Bishop Early in his tenure, President Obama pledged to pursue an "all-the-above" energy strategy. He then dedicated his administration to a smothering regulatory attack on the absolute majority of energy resources that American’s use in their daily liv... More
  • Obama Administration Sacrifices Jobs and Public Education with Energy Lease Cancellations
    Press Release
    Nov 17, 2016 -
    Today, the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced the cancellation oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide section of the White River National Forest (WRNF). Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) released the following statement: “T... More
  • House Passes Bill to Reject President’s Midnight Rules
    Press Release
    Nov 17, 2016 -
    Today, the House passed H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016 (Rep. Darrell E. Issa, R-CA), which will allow Congress to disapprove regulations submitted by federal agencies within the last 60 legislative days of Congress during a President’s final term. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statem... More
  • Administration More Interested in Destroying Dams than Generating Affordable Hydroelectricity
    Press Release
    Oct 19, 2016 -
    Yesterday, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve the destruction of four dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “The administration’s priorities are crystal clear when the ... More
  • Panel: Tribes Flourish When the Federal Government Gets Out of Their Way
    Press Release
    Oct 4, 2016 -
    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing titled, “Tribal Prosperity and Self-Determination through Energy Development.” Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) joined a panel of expert witnesses to discuss obstacles and potential for energy and natural resource... More
  • Bishop: Obama Administration’s Litigation-Prone Social Cost of Carbon Poses Wide-ranging, Dangerous Economic Impacts
    Press Release
    Aug 12, 2016 -
    Earlier this week the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the U.S. Department of Energy's application of the Social Cost of Carbon in rulemakings that govern the federal government’s evaluation of environmental impacts under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Created behind closed doors by an interagenc... More
  • Hearing Reveals Administration’s Apparent Double-Standard for Federally Subsidized Renewable Energy Projects On Federal Lands
    Press Release
    Jul 14, 2016 -
    Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the status of Ivanpah and other federal loan-guaranteed solar energy projects on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The Obama Administration has subsidized billions of taxpayer dollars in renewable energy projects that have significantly unde... More
  • New Royalty Valuation Methods Attack Responsible Energy Production on Federal and Tribal Lands
    Press Release
    Jun 30, 2016 -
    Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) released a final regulation on valuating royalties from oil, natural gas and coal produced on federal and tribal lands. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “Don't be fooled. This rule is not about 'protecting ta... More
  • Bishop & Upton Statement on Path Forward for House-Senate Energy Conference
    Press Release
    Jun 20, 2016 -
    House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement on the path forward for a House-Senate conference on energy legislation. “At the end of the day, our goal is to get something to the President that he will si... More
  • Speaker Appoints Members to Represent Committee Jurisdiction in House-Senate Energy Conference
    Press Release
    May 26, 2016 -
    Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) appointed Republican lawmakers to serve on a conference committee charged with producing final energy and natural resource legislation (H.R. 8 / S. 2012), including Committee Chair Rob Bishop (R-UT), Vice-Chair Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Rep. Don Young (R-AK), Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) a... More
  • Bishop Statement on Senate Energy Bill
    Press Release
    Apr 20, 2016 -
    House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement upon Senate passage of S.2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015: “I thank Senator Murkowski for her work on this legislation and congratulate the chamber for acting on a bill. There are a number of additions to the... More
  • Bishop: Interior Arctic Lease Cancellation Plays into Russia’s Hands
    Press Release
    Oct 16, 2015 -
    House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement on the announcement made today by the U.S. Department of the Interior that it will cancel the two potential Arctic offshore lease sales scheduled under the current five-year offshore oil and gas leasing program for 2012-2017:... More
  • Bishop: Report Reveals Obama’s Energy Legacy of Failure
    Press Release
    Jul 17, 2015 -
    Today the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report on fossil fuels produced from federal and Indian lands for FY 2014. Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “The government’s report on energy production on federal lands is astonishingly dismal. T... More
  • Witness Panel: Arctic Rule Will Freeze Development Necessary for Strong Alaskan Economy
    Press Release
    Jun 16, 2015 -
    Today, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on the Obama Administration’s proposed Arctic Rule and its potential impacts on offshore energy development to native Alaskans, the State of Alaska, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, and to our nation’s goal of energy security. The hearin... More
  • Committee Passes Critical Bipartisan Energy Infrastructure and Forest Management Bills
    Press Release
    Jun 11, 2015 -
    Today, the Committee on Natural Resources approved six bills during a Full Committee markup on H.R. 387, H.R. 521, H.R. 1289, H.R. 1992, H.R. 2295, H.R. 2358, and H.R. 2647. On the passage of H.R. 2295, the “National Energy Security Corridors Act,” introduced by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA)... More
  • 163 Members of Congress Urge Administration to Increase Energy Production in Outer Continental Shelf
    Press Release
    Apr 23, 2015 -
    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, along with Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, today led 159 of their Senate and House colleagues in urging Interior Secretary S... More
  • Chairman Doug Lamborn Opening Statement at the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight Hearing
    Press Release
    Mar 26, 2015 -
    Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources made the following opening statement at today's oversight hearing entitled "Effect of the President’s FY 2016 Budget and Legislative Proposals for the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service’s Energy and Minerals Progr... More
  • Kornze Faces Committee Scrutiny On Hydraulic Fracturing Rule
    Press Release
    Mar 26, 2015 -
    Committee on Natural Resources Vice Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-At large) today questioned BLM Director Neil Kornze on how the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between BLM and the states will operate. “Who will approve well bore integrity issues? Will you approve those? Who will do the inspections? Will [states] be br... More
  • Chairman John Fleming Opening Statement at the Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans Oversight Hearing
    Press Release
    Mar 24, 2015 -
    Rep. John Fleming (R-LA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans made the following opening statement at today's oversight hearing entitled "Examining the Spending Priorities and Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the Power Marketing Administrations and USGS Water Division in the President’s FY 201... More
  • Chairman Doug Lamborn Opening Statement at the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight Hearing
    Press Release
    Mar 23, 2015 -
    Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources made the following opening statement at today's oversight hearing entitled "Examining the Spending Priorities and Mission of the U.S. Geological Survey in the President’s FY 2016 Budget Proposal.” Remarks as prepared - We are here t... More
  • A Look Back: Committee Actions on Hydraulic Fracturing and Well Construction Rule
    In Case You Missed It
    Mar 20, 2015 -
    November 20, 2013 Committee approves bipartisan bill to stop duplicative federal hydraulic fracturing regulations. July 31, 2013 Committee approves bipartisan bill to prevent duplicative federal hydraulic fracturing regulations. July 19, 2013 Committee holds hearing on hydraulic fracturing legislation. May 21, 2013 Co... More
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