Congress is considering an egregious giveaway of publicly-owned oil, gas, and coal

Sep 6, 2017

By Center for Western Priorities

As Congress returns from August recess, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) is back to work on his pet project: advancing bills that hand over control of America’s publicly owned land and natural resources to states and private companies. This week, the House Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Rep. Bishop, is holding subcommittee hearings on multiple bills that would undermine public management of America’s national lands.