Today, Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) and Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) introduced the “Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays & Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act. Below is what they are saying:
“We support NEPA and the proposed legislation’s over-riding goal for better environmental decisions in a cost and time-efficient manner. In our view, the bill will advance… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on another partisan event scheduled by Committee Democrats and deliberately advertised as official committee business. The meeting — initiated with doctored Committee letterhead and supposedly unbeknownst to Chairman Grijalva — was scheduled without invitation or notice to Members of the Committee or… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Record of Decision signed by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt approving the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program in the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
“After decades of work from the Alaska delegation and leadership from President Trump, Congress mandated… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah), Ranking Republican Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and 22 House Republicans sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York)… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement welcoming Rep. Pete Stauber (R-Minn.) to the House Natural Resources Committee.
“I am excited to welcome Congressman Stauber to the Natural Resources Committee. Our prior work together has shown me Pete understands the importance of public access to public lands and active stewardship of our natural… Read more »
Today, following the release of a report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) documenting an 84 percent decline in revenue from federal offshore oil royalty collections, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) called on House Democrats to delay consideration of H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). The report, titled "Effect… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) final rule to comprehensively update and modernize National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations for the first time in over 40 years:
“Every administration for the past half a century has tried to untangle the mess Congress created by writing NEPA in the… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the announced cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project and the court decision to stall the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline:
“Affordable and accessible energy is vital to economic prosperity. Having the world's most abundant and clean energy sources and the most stringent… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s intent to nominate William Pendley as head of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM):
“William Pendley brings the perspective and experience that is needed to help BLM avoid bureaucratic inertia and overcome decades of chronic federal lands mismanagement. The arrows lodged at… Read more »
Today, during a scheduled Water, Oceans, and Wildlife subcommittee hearing, Republican Leader Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) opened business by continuing to push back against Democrats’ attempts to undermine the legislative process.
Watch the Opening Statement HERE.
“I want to begin by once again protesting the irregular process by which the Committee continues to operate. A modified… Read more »