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  • Bishop, Lamborn Response to Trump Administration’s Title Transfer Proposal in Infrastructure Plan
    Press Release
    Feb 12, 2018 -
    Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the Department of the Interior transmitted a proposal to Congress to expedite the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) title transfer process. The proposal mirrors language of H.R. 3281, the “Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act” (Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-CO), w... More
  • NEPA: An Environmental Law Subverted
    Press Release
    Nov 29, 2017 -
    Today, the Full Committee held an oversight hearing to discuss improving and modernizing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The panel discussed deficiencies in NEPA’s implementation and potential legislative improvements to enable the law to best serve its intended purpose. “In 1969, NEPA was originally desi... More
  • Obama Administration’s Final NEPA Guidance: Litigation Blueprint For Radical Special Interest Groups
    Press Release
    Sep 21, 2016 -
    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing on the impacts of the Obama Administration’s Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) controversial Final Guidance for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “This Guidance is a litigation blueprint for radical special interest groups. The White House s... More
  • Obama Administration’s Final NEPA Guidance Deserves Gold Medal for Legal Gymnastics
    Press Release
    Aug 2, 2016 -
    Today, the Obama Administration’s White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a sweeping and controversial National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidance on greenhouse gas emissions. House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “There they go again, mo... More
  • Committee Finds Federal Agencies Proactively Avoid the NEPA Process to Secure Predetermined Outcomes
    Press Release
    Jun 22, 2016 -
    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing titled “Investigating the Appropriate Role of NEPA in the Permitting Process.” The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) was designed as a regulatory compliance framework for projects or actions requiring a federal permit. In practice,... More
  • Administration Denies Due Process to Gateway Pacific Terminal
    Press Release
    May 9, 2016 -
    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) rejected a permit application for the Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point in Washington proposed by Pacific International Holdings, LLC. USACE cited interference with the Lummi Nation’s treaty fishing rights as a method of circumventing the private company’s efforts ... More
 

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Support Builds for the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act and the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed several lands bills including H.R. 3400, the bipartisan, bicameral Recreation Not Red-Tape Act or RNR Act (Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah and Se...... Read more

Bishop, Wyden Bill Promoting Recreation Opportunities on Federal Lands Passes Committee

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), praised the passage of H.R. 3400, the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act or RNR Act, a bipartisan, bic...... Read more

Committee Passes Slate of Federal Lands Bills

Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed several lands bills including H.R. 788, the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act. Introduced by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), t...... Read more

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