House hearings on tribal energy and Pascua Yaqui land bill
Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The House Natural Resources Committee
has two hearings of interest on its upcoming agenda.
On Tuesday, April 17, the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands will hold a hearing on six bills.
Included is H.R.4222
, a bill to transfer land to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
The land consists of two parcels currently held by the federal government.
There is no gaming prohibition in the bill.
On Thursday, April 19, the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on a proposal to regulate hydraulic
, a controversial energy-processing technique that's commonly known as fracking.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara
of North Dakota says the Obama administration is developing the rules without consulting tribes.
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Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3388, H.R. 3874, H.R. 4039, H.R. 4073, H.R. 4193 and H.R. 4222
(April 17, 2012)
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Bureau of Land Management’s Hydraulic Fracturing Rule’s Impacts on Indian Tribal Energy Development"
(April 19, 2012)
North Dakota tribe asks Congress to block
Blackfeet Nation brings fracking technology to
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