Westerman Appointed to Natural Resources Subcommittees
Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Rob Bishop (R-Utah) welcomed U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) to serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Federal Lands. Westerman issued the following statement in response:
“I am thrilled to begin another term on the House Natural Resources Committee. Natural resources are driving economic forces in Arkansas’ Fourth District. Arkansas is home to some of our nation’s most beautiful public lands, and it is an honor to continue policy efforts for the proper stewardship of our national parks, federal forests and energy resources. I thank Ranking Member Bishop for these appointments, and look forward to working with him and the other Committee members.”
Background:The House Committee on Natural Resources considers and oversees legislation regarding national parks, forests, federal lands, wildlife, oil and gas, mineral resources and water.