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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Bishop to Participate in the Western Caucus Foundation’s Energy Summit and Governor’s Energy Development Summit Next Week

May 30, 2014
Press Release
WASHINGTON— Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) is scheduled to attend the Western Caucus Foundation's Western Energy Summit, which will be held next week in Utah on June 2nd and 3rd prior to the Governor's Energy Development Summit.

Congressman Bishop will deliver opening remarks on Monday, June 2nd and will participate in discussion panels on Tuesday, as well as on Wednesday, during  the Governor's Energy Development Summit.

The following includes the schedule of events for the Western Caucus Foundation's Western Energy Summit:

Monday, June 2, 2014



4:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m


Opening Reception

Welcome remarks delivered by Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01)


Location:Utah Olympic Park

3419 Olympic Parkway

Park City, Utah 84098



Tuesday, June 03, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.








11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Panel discussion on Federal and State Issues


Participants: Congressional Western Caucus & Energy Producing States Coalition


Location:Utah Office of Energy Development

60 East South Temple

Canyon conf. room- 3rd floor



Keynote Addresses: Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-At Large) and Utah Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox

Guest Speaker: William Kovaks, Senior Vice President, Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs- U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Location:Grand America Hotel

555 South Main Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Imperial Ballroom C

1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion with Congressional Western Caucus Members and Guests on Energy Production in the West- Threats and Opportunities


Moderator: Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03)


EPA: Regulations

Kristina Moore, U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

EPA: ESA Policy on Sage Grouse

Ursula Rick, Western Energy Alliance

Allen Freemyer, Western Grouse Coalition

BLM: Threats to Hydraulic Fracturing on Public Lands

Tim Charters, House Natural Resources Committee


4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Governor's Energy Summit Reception

Location:Salt Palace Convention Center



Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Governor's Energy Development Summit




10:30 a.m.


Congressional-Federal Panel

Guest Speakers: Congressional Western Caucus Members

Location:Salt Palace Convention Center



*these events are open to the press