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December 21, 2020
Today, Ranking Member Rob Bishop (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 133). Provisions in the package within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Natural Resources include prioritizing renewable energy development on federal lands, securing a domestic critical minerals and materials supply chain, and Indian water rights settlements and related provisions that have been neglected in recent years. “An omnibus appropriation is a bad way...
As told by Endangered Species Themselves.
July 30, 2015
Replay the Environmental Protection Agency’s apparent disregard for the Endangered Species Act requirements through the very animals they are affecting. The EPA thought they had it all figured out. They were going to shut down some power plants, solidify the President’s climate legacy, and nothing was going to stand in their way. Unfortunately, they forgot one minor detail: the law. Under the Endangered Species Act, federal agencies must make sure their actions do not jeopardize listed species o...
The Western Water and American Food Security Act
July 15, 2015
The current regulatory framework for water in the West is wrought with twists, turns, obstacles, and wasted resources. Follow the path and find how H.R. 2898, The Western Water and American Food Security Act, provides relief from challenges caused by inconsistent laws, court decisions, and regulations at the state and federal levels. To learn more about the bill, click here.
July 07, 2015
Learn about how H.R. 2647 will solve forest management issues
May 14, 2015
In practice, an Endangered Species listing often leads to permanent, private property land-use restrictions that negatively impact local economies and result in expensive, never-asending litigation.
13 Reasons Why You Shouldn't
March 13, 2015
In honor of Friday the 13th, here are 13 reasons to tune into Natural Resources committee hearings next week
December 22, 2014
House Natural Resources Committee Accomplishments for the 113th Congress Click here to view ###
April 23, 2014
OP ED: Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class Josh Mandel Wall Street Journal In American high schools, it is becoming increasingly hard to defend the vanishing of shop class from the curriculum. The trend began in the 1970s, when it became conventional wisdom that a four-year college degree was essential. As Forbes magazine reported in 2012, 90% of shop classes have been eliminated for the Los Angeles unified school district's 660,000 students. Yet a 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics study...
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