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 »
Yesterday afternoon, during a hearing before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Republicans pushed backed against Democrats’ attempts to undermine and politicize Puerto Rico’s economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Republican Members further excoriated Democrats for sidelining elected voices of the minority and favoring political messaging pursuits over the… Read more »
Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the Senate’s upcoming procedural vote related to the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422).
“The Great American Outdoors Act is a perfect example of Washington playing political games. They take a bipartisan and popular idea to fix our parks and spur job creation… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s recent Executive Order, Accelerating the Nation’s Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Emergency by Expediting Infrastructure Investments and Other Activities. This EO responds to economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and prioritizes authorized energy and infrastructure… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement to re-open the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument to commercial fishing:
“Today’s announcement by the President is yet another major shift in administrative policy to support America’s seafood industry and local economies. In June 2016, I spent… Read more »
Today, President Trump announced the re-opening of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument for commercial fishing. Below is what they are saying:
“American fishermen work hard to support their communities, provide food security to the nation, and protect the environments where they make their livelihoods. President Obama swept aside a public,… Read more »
Today, Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement on the passage of S. 1207, the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019. The bill, first introduced in the House as H.R. 6979 in September 2018 and reintroduced as H.R. 644 in January 2019, is the result of a multi-year collaborative effort lead by Bishop and Senator Romney,… Read more »
Today, Republicans with the House Committee on Natural Resources released the following statements regarding the scheduled virtual forum entitled “Examining Local Perspectives on the Department of the Interior’s Plan to Reopen National Parks During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” The Trump Administration and medical professionals continue to recognize the benefits of outdoor recreational… Read more »
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah-1, today led a bicameral letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue encouraging them to finalize rulemakings that will modernize and simplify regulations governing the domestic production of locatable minerals.
Sens. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, John Barrasso,… Read more »
Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah), House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology Ranking Republican Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joined bill leads U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) in introducing the American Critical Mineral Exploration and Innovation Act… Read more »