Subcommittees

  • Energy and Mineral Resources

    Energy and Mineral Resources

    The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources oversees these valuable public resources, ensuring they are developed in a safe and equitable manner and that U.S. taxpayers are properly compensated for their use.

  • National Parks, Forests, And Public Lands

    National Parks, Forests, And Public Lands

    From the rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the crown of the Statue of Liberty in New York, to the peaks of Denali in Alaska, America’s public lands include some of the most iconic landscapes and treasured places in the world.

    The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands oversees this collection of crown jewels, and the federal agencies tasked with their protection. 

  • Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States

    Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States

    As the lone subcommittee with exclusive jurisdiction over Indian and Alaska Native issues in the House of Representatives, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States oversees matters ranging from natural resources and land management, ownership, and leasing to Indian healthcare, tribal criminal justice, development of reservation economies, and enhancement of social welfare and improvement of energy efficiency and renewable energy development initiatives on tribal lands. With the Subcommittee's broad jurisdiction, Democrats are dedicated to protecting tribal sovereign authority over lands and natural resources and to empowering tribal governments with enhanced self-governance authorities while honoring the federal trust relationship between the United States and Native nations and peoples.

  • Oversight and Investigations

    Oversight and Investigations

    The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee was created in the 114th Congress. It has jurisdiction over each agency and program overseen by the House Committee on Natural Resources and its subcommittees.

  • Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

    Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

    The Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife has jurisdiction over the Bureau of Reclamation, the Water Division of the United States Geological Survey, and the four Federal Power Marketing Administrations. It also has jurisdiction over the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ocean, coastal and fisheries programs.