Currently called the subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, Rep. Rob BishopRob BishopBears Ears National Monument designation a great way to end 2016 House GOP moves to ease federal land transfers Utah rep blasts Obama's 'terribly arrogant' monument designation 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 YoungAlaska lawmakers mull legislation to block Obama drilling ban House rejects GOP rep's push for vote on impeaching IRS head Our National Forests weren't designed just for timber MORE (R-Alaska); and Water and Power Chairman Tom McClintock (R-Calif.).