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Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Rep. Betty McCollumBetty McCollum (MN), Ranking Member

Chellie Pingree (ME)

Derek Kilmer (WA)

Steve Israel (NY)

 

Jurisdiction

Department of the Interior (Except Bureau of Reclamation and Central Utah Project)

Environmental Protection Agency

Other Agencies

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (HHS) 

Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board 

Commission of Fine Arts 

Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Environmental Quality 

Forest Service (USDA) 

Indian Health Service 

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development 

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 

National Capital Planning Commission 

National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities (Except Institute of Museum and Library Services) 

National Gallery of Art 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (HHS, formerly EPA/Superfund) 

Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 

Presidio Trust 

Smithsonian Institution 

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 

Eisenhower Memorial Commission 

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Recent Activity

February 11, 2015 In The News

Thank you Mr. Chairman. 

I look forward to working with you and the other members of the Interior and Environment Subcommittee on this bill that funds so many vital commitments to our nation and its people.  

December 9, 2014 Press Release

 

2014 enacted level:                $30.058 billion

2015 budget request:              $30.620 billion

2015 Omnibus:                        $30.044 billion

                                               

Highlights and key points:

September 16, 2014 Press Release
While it was my sincere hope that we could have completed action on all twelve Appropriations bills before the end of the fiscal year, I understand Chairman Rogers desire to quickly pass this CR and prevent another disastrous government shutdown.
July 15, 2014 Press Release

I thank Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member Moran for your work on this bill. Chairman Calvert, congratulations on introducing your first appropriations bill and for following the Committee tradition of consulting the minority even if the outcome is not something we can support at this time.  This is the last Interior and Environment Full Committee markup for Mr. Moran.

July 15, 2014 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

July 9, 2014 Press Release

I thank Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member Moran for your work on this bill. Chairman Calvert, congratulations on introducing your first bill and for following the Committee tradition of consulting the minority even if the outcome is not something we can support at this time.  During this last Interior and Environment Subcommittee markup for Mr.

July 9, 2014 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

March 25, 2014 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman. And since this is our first hearing with you as chairman, let me publicly congratulate you on assuming this new role and say that I look forward to working with you on the many issues that this subcommittee faces. You have big shoes to fill following Chairman Simpson but I am confident that you are up to the task.

March 4, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 budget request:

January 15, 2014 Press Release

2013 enacted level:               $29.8 billion

2014 Committee mark:         $24.3 billion

2014 Omnibus:                       $30.1 billion

·         $3.938 billion for wildland fire, which is $417 million more than the 2013 enacted level.

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