Wall Street Journal
By The Editorial Board
June 15, 2020
Opponents of fossil fuels will go to great lengths to stop production, and on Monday they took a deserved drubbing at the Supreme Court. A 7-2 majority ruled that the Appalachian Trail, a 2,200-mile footpath from Maine to Georgia, is not an impassable barrier to natural-gas pipelines.
The planned Atlantic Coast… Read more »
Rep. Rob Bishop, the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, has decided against a 2020 run for Utah governor, he announced today.
The nine-term congressman, who is not running for House reelection in 2020, revealed his decision onKSL NewsRadioafter mulling a bid for the past several months.
Utah Gov. Gary… Read more »
Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
Within minutes of the deadly Camp Fire's ignition, several acres were ablaze as fire spotters stood by helplessly. While Capt. Matt McKenzie of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection responded quickly, firetrucks were unable to reach the blaze and helicopters and air tankers were grounded due to the timing and weather,… Read more »
By: Chairman Rob Bishop
The Daily Caller
Politicians love creating new parks. It’s a cheap way (using someone else’s money) to increase name recognition and bona fides ahead of an election.
Unfortunately, maintaining our parks doesn’t have the same appeal. Why would a politician fix a leaky roof or repave a road when he or she could create a new park? I’ve never seen a federal… Read more »
By Kellie Lunney
If the Senate moves to require mandatory annual spending for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, it could tank the carefully crafted bipartisan House reauthorization deal, Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop said.
"That would probably blow it up in the House if you did that," the Natural Resources Committee chairman told reporters yesterday.
The… Read more »
By Amy Joi O’Donoghue
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will tour Utah’s iconic Zion National Park on Monday and get a close-up look at some of the $65 million in backlogged maintenance needs.
His visit includes a roundtable discussion with Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, who is sponsoring a bipartisan measure to fund park maintenance using some of the royalties from energy… Read more »
By U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.)
America’s crown jewels are its national parks. Touted as America’s best idea, the National Park Service is responsible for managing hundreds of units nationwide, encompassing more than 85 million acres in each state and territory of the United States. The national parks are part of our nation’s ethos, and… Read more »
By: Frank Lockwood
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Fifteen years after hitting rock bottom, Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row is booming again.
Later this month, members of the House Natural Resources Committee will travel to the city and hear about its recent renaissance.
Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman said he wants his colleagues to witness a successful public-private… Read more »
By: Washington Examiner Editorial Board
The House Natural Resources Committee will take up a bipartisan proposal this coming week with well over 100 cosponsors. Its purpose is to pay for the enormous $16 billion maintenance backlog at facilities controlled by the National Parks system, the Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife… Read more »
By: Jerry Simmons
America’s oil and natural gas development has provided an incredible lift for our nation’s economy. For the past decade in particular, production in shale formations across the country has moved the nation from its reliance on foreign energy, allowed the United States to become a net exporter for the first time since the Eisenhower administration, and… Read more »