Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to redefine the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule.
“Thanks to the great leadership of Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler at EPA, a new definition of WOTUS will bring much needed clarity and certainty for America’s… Read more »
By U.S. Rep. Don Young
Partisan rancor may be standard operating procedure for most of Washington, but let’s not allow it to unravel the progress we’ve made for our country’s vital fisheries. As my colleagues and my state know, I’ve been on the frontlines for the fight for our fisheries for over 40 years - and I have no intentions of letting up.
After creating an initial… Read more »
House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah), today issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s executive order promoting a healthy ocean economy and engagement with marine, science, and technology industries. The action reverses the previous administration’s overreach of the nation’s ocean policy.
“Today’s announcement of President… Read more »
House Natural Resource Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) today issued the following statement on the passage of the 2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill (H.R. 5895) by the U.S. House of Representatives.
“This Energy and Water Appropriations measure improves how we manage our river systems, and allows for science to guide the process instead of… Read more »
Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed six bills including H.R. 4419 (Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash.), H.R. 3916 (Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif.), H.R. 3186 (Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Mass.), H.R. 3045 (Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind.), H.R. 857 (Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif.), and H.R. 224 (Rep. Don Young, R-Ala.).
“Today’s markup of several bipartisan bills shows how both sides are… Read more »
Water Infrastructure Expansion Requires Regulatory Reform
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)
The Washington Times
March 21, 2018
Our nation’s water and power infrastructure is vital to our economy, yet is an often overlooked aspect of the Western way of life. Since its genesis in the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Reclamation’s vision to construct multipurpose surface storage water… Read more »
Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 3281 (Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-CO), the “Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act,” and H.R. 2371 (Rep. Paul Gosar, R-AZ), the “Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act.”
H.R. 3281 streamlines the process of transferring select Bureau of Reclamation projects or facilities to local water… Read more »
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers formally proposed the withdrawal of the Waters of the U.S. Rule in the Federal Register. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement:
“This long-overdue withdrawal is a win for farmers, states, communities and private property rights. I want to thank the Trump Administration for their steadfast… Read more »