Tracking Legislation and Proposed Rules

For more information on what is happening in the Committees of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives which have jurisdiction over the natural resources that you care about and to get more detail regarding specific legislation and rule-making visit the following websites.


Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee

Senator Ron Wyden, Chair

Energy and Natural Resources Committee
304 Dirksen Senate Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone 202-224-4971


Senate Energy and Public Works Committee

Chairman Senator Barbara Boxer

Energy and Public Works Committee
456 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone 202-224-8832


House Natural Resources Committee

Congressman Doc Hastings, Chair

Natural Resources Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-6065
Fax: 202-225-1931


The Library of Congress - Thomas.gov

In the Spirit of Thomas Jefferson, Legislative information from the Library of Congress can be found at http://thomas.loc.gov/

Congress has directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. This service allows the public to search for Legislative Bills, Resolutions, Committee Reports, Committee schedules, the Congressional Record and tons of other useful information.


Federal Register

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Published every morning, the Federal Register will tell you the about a proposed rule to list a species under the Endangered Species Act, or if the Forest Service is proposing a significant logging project in your area, or a specific date for a Federal Advisory Committee meeting plus much moreā€¦