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Rob Bishop's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Rob Bishop
Office: U.S. House (UT) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jeralynn; 5 Children: Shule, Jarom, Zenock, Maren, Jashon
Birth Date: 07/13/1951
Birth Place: Kaysville, UT
Home City: Brigham City, UT
Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Date Title
July 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - National Public Forestry Legislation
July 9, 2014 Bishop Lauds Senate Passage of Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation
June 19, 2014 Congressman Bishop and Congressman DeFazio Introduce Landmark Legislation to Advance Education and Conservation
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expand EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
April 15, 2014 GAO Releases Audit of the National Environmental Policy Act
April 15, 2014 GAO Audit of the National Environmental Policy Act Reveals Lack of Accountability and Transparency
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chairwoman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Strengthen Our National Forests
April 4, 2014 Congressmen Bishop & DeFazio Issue Joint Statement About Improvements to Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA)
April 4, 2014 Hearing of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - H.R. ___, H.R. 2743, and H.R. 3976
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Interior Appropriations Bill
March 26, 2014 Providing for Consideration for H.R. 1459, Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
March 26, 2014 Politico - House GOP Restricts Conservation
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 26, 2014 Brunch News - Give the American People a Voice in the National Monument Process
March 26, 2014 Bishop Bill to Give Americans a Voice in Use of Antiquities Act Passes the House
March 21, 2014 House to Consider Bill to End Closed-Door Land-Use Decisions and Ensure Transparency from the President
March 13, 2014 Water Rights Protection Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Oil and Gas Permits and Environmental Conservation
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 29, 2014 Las Vegas Sun - Committee's Tweaks to Yerington Land-Swap Bill May Doom it
Jan. 28, 2014 Bishop Hails Committee Approval of Package Creating New Wilderness and Recreation Areas
Sept. 10, 2013 Secure Rural Schools
July 3, 2013 Subcommittee to Hold Oversight Hearing on Catastrophic Wildfires and the Need for Active Forest Management
June 26, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1613, Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2231, Offshore Energy and Jobs Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2410, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from June 20, 2013, Through July 5, 2013; and For Other Purposes
June 25, 2013 Bishop Reacts to Obama Climate Change Policy
June 21, 2013 Sierra Club claims to be "100% Certain" that the President Will Designate a New National Monument in Utah
June 17, 2013 Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act
June 17, 2013 Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act
June 17, 2013 Y Mountain Access Enhancement Act
June 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - National Blueways Order
May 21, 2013 Utah Governor Herbert Emphasizes Success of Western States in Land Management
May 16, 2013 Bishop Calls New DOI Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing "Duplicative"
May 7, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation - "Impediments to Public Recreation on Public Lands"
April 18, 2013 Letter to Senate Colleagues - Stop Mandated Wilderness Expansion from Washington
April 15, 2013 Bishop Introduces Legislation to Improve Antiquities Act
March 15, 2013 Bishop Calls President Obama's Proposed Climate Change Mandate "The Wrong Tack"
March 14, 2013 Senate Democrats' Spending Plan Not Aligned with Western Priorities
March 4, 2013 Bishop Statement on President Obama's EPA Administrator and Energy Secretary Appointments
Feb. 26, 2013 State Forests Management Superior to Federal Forests for Job Creation, Revenue Production, Local Economies and Fire Prevention
Feb. 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Salazar - Release Federal Lands in Utah
Feb. 7, 2013 Subcommittee Chairman Bishop Leads Request for Comprehensive Analysis of NEPA's Costs and Regulatory Burdens on Taxpayers
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Dec. 20, 2012 Bishop Returns to House Natural Resources Committee
Dec. 17, 2012 Authorizing Right-of-Way for Natural Gas Pipelines in Glacier National Park
Dec. 17, 2012 Salazar Said to be Considering Antiquities Act for New Mexico National Monument
July 20, 2012 Hearing of the National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5744, H.R. 5960 and H.R. 6089
July 20, 2012 Witnesses Emphasize Need for Bills to Reduce Risk of Megafires to Aid Forest Health, Protect Local Communities, Create Jobs
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