By Zack Colman - 12/20/12 08:51 PM EST
Currently called the subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, Rep. Rob BishopRob BishopEPA employees won't face charges over Colorado mine spill One way to reduce regulations? Give states the power to reject them. Endangered species rule changed, angering environmental group 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 FlemingClub for Growth: Anti-Trump spending proved to be 'good call' David Duke gets debate slot in La. Senate race Prostitution fight tightens Louisiana Senate race MORE (R-La.); Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Chairman Don YoungDon YoungOur National Forests weren't designed just for timber Big Oil makes a push for risky and reckless Arctic drilling House bill would up Fish and Wildlife funding by .3B MORE (R-Alaska); and Water and Power Chairman Tom McClintock (R-Calif.).