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Congressman Rob Bishop

Representing the 1st District of Utah

Press Releases

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
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.
May 14, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) today announced that civilian defense employees will face 11 furlough days through the end of the fiscal year.
May 6, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Rob Bishop released a letter they wrote to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta requesting information regarding conflicting statements about the decision to close the tower at Ogden-Hinckley Airport (OGD). 
May 1, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-01) today praised reports that Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood has said that 149 FAA towers, including Utah's Ogden and Provo towers, will be spared from closure.