Currently called the subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, Rep. Rob BishopRob BishopRepeal of Obama drilling rule stalls in the Senate Congress should stop trying to diminish public lands The Hill's Whip List: 34 GOP no votes on ObamaCare repeal plan MORE (R-Utah) will remain its chairman.
The House Natural Resources Committee, which deals with energy development on federal lands, has pushed the Obama administration to expand oil-and-gas drilling. All applications for such drilling projects must go through a NEPA assessment.
The committee announced all of its other subcommittee chairmen would retain their posts next Congress.
Those subcommittee chairmen are: Energy and Mineral Resources Chairman Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.); Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Chairman John FlemingJohn FlemingCoast Guard suspends search for missing Ohio plane Freedom Caucus member to bring up bill on impeaching IRS chief GOP seeks to make it 52 MORE (R-La.); Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Chairman Don YoungDon YoungHouse votes to make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct The Hill's Whip List: 34 GOP no votes on ObamaCare repeal plan A guide to the committees: House MORE (R-Alaska); and Water and Power Chairman Tom McClintock (R-Calif.).