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  • Bishop, Kilmer Lead Bipartisan Introduction of Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
    Press Release
    Feb 14, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) introduced the bipartisan H.R. 1225 Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act. Almost a quarter of all House members, 92 members of both parties, joined as original cosponsors of the bill. Watch Introductio... More
  • Bishop Statement on the Introduction of the Green New Deal
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    Feb 7, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement regarding the introduction of a House Resolution for the Green New Deal: “We have yet to see any practical details of how a Green New Deal would operate. The original New Deal did not work until World War II s... More
  • Bishop Statement on the Nomination of David Bernhardt to Secretary of the Interior
    Press Release
    Feb 4, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) commended President Trump’s nomination of David Bernhardt to Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI). “It’s a brilliant move. No one is more experienced and I look forward to working with him.” More
  • Bishop Announces Subcommittee Rosters, Leadership Positions
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    Jan 30, 2019 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) announced subcommittee rosters and leadership positions for Republican members of the Committee in the 116th Congress. Full Committee Rep. Daniel Webster – Deputy Republican Leader Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon – Republican Leader, Insul... More
  • Bishop Commends DOI Actions to Minimize the Shutdown’s Impact on Domestic Energy Production
    Press Release
    Jan 24, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Acting Secretary David Bernhardt commending the swift action taken to curtail impacts from the partial shutdown to domestic energy production. Both Republican and Democratic House Natu... More
  • Bishop Welcomes New, Returning Republican Committee Members
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    Jan 23, 2019 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) welcomed Republican members who will serve on the Committee for the 116th Congress. “As we get underway in the 116th Congress, I welcome both new and returning members. From ensuring access to public lands to expanding economic opportuni... More
  • Bishop Statement on the Introduction of the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act
    Press Release
    Jan 17, 2019 -
    WASHINGTON – Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act (PRRADA). This legislation requires attorneys, accountants, consultants, and other professional persons employed ... More
  • Bishop Highlights DOI Inspector General’s Report on National Monuments Revision in Letter to Grijalva
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    Jan 11, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) regarding a November 2018 OIG report detailing that DOI officials gave no preferential treatment to stakeholders when developing revised boundaries for Grand Staircase Escalante (GSENM) and ... More
  • Bishop Commends DOI Efforts to Ensure Access to Public Lands, Rejects Obama-Era Shutdown Tactics
    Press Release
    Jan 8, 2019 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sent a letter to Acting Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary David Bernhardt regarding the measures taken at DOI to minimize the shutdown’s disruption to the American people’s safe enjoyment of our public lands. “Among one of DOI’s mo... More
  • Bishop Statement on Secretary Zinke’s Resignation
    Press Release
    Dec 15, 2018 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke: “In the world of Washington politics, Zinke was an anomaly. He had a vision of a better future - an efficient department; a park system without a backlo... More
  • Bishop Statement on Redefining EPA’s WOTUS Rule
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    Dec 11, 2018 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to redefine the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule. “Thanks to the great leadership of Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler at EPA, a new definition of WOTU... More
  • Bipartisan Bill to Protect Endangered Fish Species in Pacific Northwest Heads to President Trump for Signature
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    Dec 11, 2018 -
    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 3119, the Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act. This bipartisan bill provides states and tribes with the necessary tools to humanely manage sea lions that have migrated outside their historic range and pose an imminent threat to fish species listed under the Enda... More
  • Bishop Statement on House Passage of Bill Benefitting Indian Tribes
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    Dec 10, 2018 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement today after the House passed S. 245, which benefits Indian tribes developing energy resources and forest management procedures. “Indian tribes are an integral part of our country’s culture and economy, and this bill provides t... More
  • House Passes Bills Promoting Land Exchanges, Heritage Sites
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    Dec 10, 2018 -
    Today, the House passed H.R. 3008 (U.S. Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas), H.R. 5513 (U.S. Rep. Paul Cook, R-Calif.), H.R. 6108 (U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga.), H.R 6118 (U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, R-N.C.), H.R. 6665 (U.S. Rep. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam), H. Res. 792 (U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y.), S. 245 (U.S. Sen. John Hoe... More
  • Bishop Statement on BLM’s Environmental Impact Statement on the Sage Grouse
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    Dec 6, 2018 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement today regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) updated sage grouse recovery plan: “Today’s Environmental Impact Statement signals a positive step promoting locally developed state recovery plans for the Sage Grouse. Thi... More
  • Bishop Statement on DOI’s Updated Permian Basin Assessment
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    Dec 6, 2018 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement today regarding the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) updated assessment of the Permian Basin: “The USGS’s latest assessment of the Permian Basin has doubled our nation’s onshore resources and is a homerun for our economy. It... More
  • Bishop, González-Colón, LaMalfa, Young Offer Path Forward to Advance Puerto Rican Statehood
    Press Release
    Nov 27, 2018 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah), Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (R-Puerto Rico), U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) and U.S. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) sent a letter to Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello Nevares, Puerto Rican Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz,... More
  • House Passes Manage Our Wolves Act with Bipartisan Support
    Press Release
    Nov 16, 2018 -
    Today, the House passed H.R. 6784, the Manage Our Wolves Act. Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement: “Scientific evidence conducted by Fish and Wildlife under multiple administrations from both sides of the aisle shows the wolf has recovered and thrived. It’s time to de... More
  • Committee Advances Tribal Energy Legislation, Slate of Conservation, Public Lands and Fishery Bills
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    Nov 15, 2018 -
    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed eight bills, H.R. 3593 (U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La.), H.R. 5025 (U.S. Rep. Amua Amata Coleman Radewagon, R-American Samoa), H.R. 6507 (U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Penn.), H.R. 6602 (U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J.), H.R. 6652 (U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash.), H... More
  • Bishop Statement on Death of U.S. Rep. Jim Hansen
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    Nov 14, 2018 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) offered this statement following the death of former Utah Congressman James Hansen: “I will miss my friend Jim Hansen. My condolences go out to Ann and the rest of the Hansen family. As Utah’s longest serving House member and the first to hold a full commit... More
  • Bishop Statement on Western Water Presidential Memo
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    Oct 19, 2018 -
    Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement after the release of a presidential memorandum seeking to enhance western water access and resources. “For many years, westerners have expressed their need for certainty and access to water and affordable, renewable ... More
  • Bishop, Westerman Escalate Request for Additional Information on World Resources Institute's Ties to China
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    Oct 17, 2018 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) sent a letter to World Resources Institute (WRI) President Andrew Steer, renewing their request for information regarding the WRI’s relationship with the Chinese governme... More
  • Bishop, Gosar Request Mineral Withdrawal Data from Zinke
    Press Release
    Oct 17, 2018 -
    Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Chairman Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke regarding the number and total acreage of mineral withdrawals, for both minerals and oil and gas. “Last year, the Commit... More
  • Bishop Statement on LWCF Deadline
    Press Release
    Oct 1, 2018 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement regarding the Sept. 30 expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund’s (LWCF) authorization. “LWCF can and will be reauthorized. The best path forward is to include it in a broader legislative lands package that addresses... More
  • Committee Advances Slate of ESA, Federal Lands Bills
    Press Release
    Sep 27, 2018 -
    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed ten bills, H.R. 237 (U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska), H.R. 3608 (U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif.), H.R. 6108 (U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga.), H.R. 6345 (U.S. Rep. Stevan Pearce, R-N.M.) H.R. 6346 (U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La.), H.R. 6355 (U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman,... More
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Bishop, Kilmer Lead Bipartisan Introduction of Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act

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Today, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Republican Rob Bishop (R-Utah) commended President Trump’s nomination of David Bernhardt to Secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI). “It’s a ...... Read more

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