Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Jun 12, 2013 Press Release
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Robert Perciasepe demanding the release of data underpinning costly new air quality rules.
Jun 12, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, held a hearing to examine the science behind the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) upcoming review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. As directed by the Clean Air Act, the EPA reviews and sets standards for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the environment every five years.
Jun 11, 2013 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a transfer of 100 acres of land from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to the city of Fruit Heights in Davis County. Co-sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), the Fruit Heights Land Conveyance Act, H.R. 993, is Stewart’s first piece of legislation to pass the House. The transferred land will be used by the city of Fruit Heights for a much needed expansion of the Kaysville cemetery.
Jun 10, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the announcement from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act:
Jun 6, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT), released the following statment regarding NSA phone monitoring:
Jun 4, 2013 In The News
Many members of Congress hope that their names will make it into the history books. But freshman Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has already accomplished that goal, albeit outside the political arena. He has three world speed records and plenty of books to his name.
May 30, 2013 In The News

CHICAGO — Perhaps it is nothing more than an accident of timing that as federal workers brace for a summer filled with unpaid furlough days, their leaders are traveling the nation and globe on trips that exude luxury.

May 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, held a hearing to examine ways to improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather forecasting, and to receive testimony on draft legislation to prioritize weather-related research. This hearing is particularly timely given the recent severe tornadoes in the mid-west, and super-storms like Hurricane Sandy.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) delivered a speech on the House Floor, paying tribute to Frances J. Monson. Sister Monson, wife of Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, passed away last week at the age of 85.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) voted in favor of the Northern Route Approval Act, which allows Congress to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, bypassing the need for approval from the White House Administration. The Pipeline would bring crude oil from the Tar Sands of Alberta, Canada to refineries of the gulf coast in the United States. Stewart released the following statement after the passage of the bill:
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