Capital Building

House Committee On Natural Resources

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

American energy production; mineral lands and mining; fisheries and wildlife; public lands; oceans; Native Americans; irrigation


Relations with Native Americans; national parks created from the public domain; military parks and battlefields, including parks within the District of Columbia; mineral land laws and resources of public lands; mining interests; oceanography and marine affairs; irrigation and reclamation, including interstate compacts relating to apportionment of irrigation waters; preservation of prehistoric ruins; petroleum conservation on public lands; Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline

Committee Leadership

Chair Rob Bishop (R - UT)
Ranking Mem. Raul Grijalva (D - AZ)
Ranking Member

Vital Stats

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