Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that the University of Utah site, located in Milford, Utah, will receive up to $140 million in continued funding over the next five years for geothermal research and development.
Rep. Stewart (R-Utah) commented:
I am thrilled for the University and Beaver County. This initiative highlights our world renowned scientists and the… Read more »
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) introduced The Outdoor Recreation Enhancement Act, which will ensure continued access to national parks and help preserve jobs for outfitters, guides and other seasonal employees.
The Department of Labor finalized rules in 2014 that established a new minimum wage and overtime hours for businesses operating under… Read more »
Today, the U.S. Department of Interior released their results of a year long review of the nation’s federal coal program. The report represents part of the final attempt by an outgoing administration to regulate America’s vast energy reserves so much so that they are economically unviable. Read more »
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement today after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced it had signed a new Record of Decision (ROD), paving the way for a new coal lease in Sevier County. Read more »
Today, the Obama administration announced that it is freezing all new coal production on public lands, leading to significantly increased energy costs, lost jobs and a decrease in energy production. Following the announcement, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement: Read more »
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement that the administration has rejected the proposal for the Keystone XL pipeline. This project, which has been under review for seven years, would bring crude oil from Alberta, Canada to the gulf coast. Read more »
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) celebrated Congress’ approval of the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. This project has now been approved by both chambers of Congress and moves to the President's desk to be signed into law. Read more »
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced new carbon regulations, requiring power plants to cut their carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030. Following this announcement, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), former chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Environment, released the following statement: Read more »
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: Read more »
Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, led a key hearing, moving one step closer to getting the Keystone XL Pipeline approved. The Keystone pipeline would bring crude oil from the Tar Sands of Alberta, Canada to refineries of the gulf coast in the United States. Today’s joint Environment and Energy Subcommittee hearing reviewed the environmental and science aspects of the Keystone XL project, with a specific focus on the State Department’s recently released Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). Read more »