Department of the Interior

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), chair of the House Natural Resources Committee’s (HNRC) Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR) subcommittee, and HNRC Chair Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), led a letter to Department of the Interior (DOI) leadership demanding answers to how DOI plans to hold oil and gas companies responsible for abandoning wells. …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal today joined with 70 of his House colleagues in calling on the Department of the Interior (DOI) not to close public comment periods until at least 45 days after the national emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis is ended. In a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with House Natural Resources Committee (HNRC) Chair Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02), and 45 House colleagues in sending a letter to Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary David Bernhardt calling for the DOI to reverse recent administration moves to open vast areas of …continue reading