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Committee Seeks Information from Defense Department on Impact of Environmental Litigation on Military Readiness

TO: Secretary James N. Mattis
FROM: Chairmen Rob Bishop & Bruce Westerman

The Committee on Natural Resources is continuing its oversight of the potential manipulation of tax-exempt 501(c) organizations by foreign entities to influence U.S. environmental and natural resources policy to the detriment of our national interests. Specifically, we are interested in environmental litigation by U.S.-based 501(c) organizations against the Department of Defense (Department) and its negative impact on national security. 

Read the full letter HERE.