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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

June 13, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Interior today announced that they will extend the public comment period for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) proposed changes to the commercial oil shale regulations by an additional 30 days.
June 12, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– Today, the House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R. 1126, the Dwight. D. Eisenhower Memorial Completion Act, by voice vote.
June 11, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON–Today the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Fruit Heights Land Conveyance Act [H.R. 993], which would transfer 100 acres of U.S. Forest Service (USFS) land to the city of Fruit Heights in Davis County, Utah.
June 7, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that the Gray Wolf would finally be removed from the list of endangered species. They also announced that the Mexican Wolf would remain on the list of endangered species and the proposal notes that recovery efforts for this subspecies will be expanded, though expansion will not occur within the state of Utah.
June 6, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Interior today announced that they will extend the public comment period for the proposed new hydraulic fracturing regulations on public lands an additional 60 days.
May 21, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) along with Senator Orrin Hatch (UT), Senator Mike Lee (UT), Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03), and Congressman Chris Stewart (UT-02) today met with U.S.
May 21, 2013 Press Release
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WASHINGTON – Today, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation held an oversight hearing featuring testimony by Utah Governor Gary Herbert, Chairman of the Western Governors' Association.  The hearing highlighted the challenges of western states regarding federal and state land manage
May 17, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON– House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) and Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01) sent letters to the National Park Service, General Services Administration, and seeking information about the activities and costs associated with the Dwight D.
May 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) today released updated draft regulations of hydraulic fracturing on public lands. The draft rule will only be open for public comment during the next 30 days.
May 15, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act [H.R. 356], which was introduced by Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on January 23, 2013.

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