Gohmert to Have Oversight of BLM

Bob Price Breitbart.com Breitbart Texas 19 Jan 2015

U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was appointed chairman of the House Subcommittee for Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations. This subcommittee has, among other responsibilities, oversight of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Gohmert received the committee chairmanship despite his recent historic challenge to House Speaker John Boehner […]

Obama Says No to Oil Leases, But Yes to Windmills, Off the Atlantic Coast

Susan Jones CNS News 12/3/2012

President Obama’s plan for the Outer Continental Shelf does not include any new oil and gas leases in the Atlantic Ocean over the next five years, but it does include windmills.

The Interior Department wants to lease nearly 278,000 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Virginia for […]

Interior Dept. faces resistance in push for more public lands

“By locking up the Atlantic, Pacific and parts of the Arctic, the Obama administration is forfeiting the production of new American energy, the creation of over a million new American jobs and the generation of new revenue.”

~Congressman Doc Hastings

Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Newspapers 2/15/2012

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Soros Wins Under Obama’s Energy Policies

Ed Lasky American Thinker 3/28/2011

Are Barack Obama’s energy policies influenced by hedge fund billionaire and political patron, George Soros?

Abby Wisse Schacter, in the New York Post, notes that the Obama administration is clamping down on oil and gas development in America (both onshore and offshore) but is hell-bent on helping other nation’s tap […]

Natural Resources Committee to Hold Hearings on Gulf of Mexico De Facto Moratorium and BOEMRE FY2012 Budget Request

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlooks 3/7/2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2011 – House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) today announced two Full Committee oversight hearings in March to address offshore energy production. The first hearing will focus on the community and economic impacts of the Obama Administration’s de facto drilling moratorium in the Gulf […]

Federal Court Orders Obama Administration to Act on Stalled Deepwater Drilling Permits

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlooks 2/17/2011

From Doc Hastings, Chair, House Natural Resources Committee: Calls permitting delays “unreasonable, unacceptable and unjustified” WASHINGTON, D.C., February 17, 2011 – Today, the Obama Administration’s de facto drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico was once again struck down in Federal Court. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman granted a preliminary […]