Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Rep. Betty McCollumBetty McCollum (MN), Ranking Member

Chellie Pingree (ME)

Derek Kilmer (WA)

Marcy Kaptur (OH)



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

May 25, 2016 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.


I would like to thank the Chairman and his staff for their open and collaborative approach. This subcommittee has a challenging portfolio of issues and I commend the Chairman’s efforts to find solutions in another difficult budget year.


June 22, 2015 Press Release

The 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill would place the health and safety of the American people at risk by slashing critical funding for drinking water and sanitary sewer infrastructure, climate change, and environmental enforcement.  Ideological policy riders continue the assault on our environment by undermining the Administration’s ability to keep ou

June 16, 2015 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.

June 16, 2015 Press Release

I’d like to thank Chairmen Calvert and Rogers, as well as my good friend, Betty McCollum, in her first full committee markup as Ranking Member.

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Secretary Jewell, I join with Chairman Calvert in welcoming you to the subcommittee today. I appreciate that you and Deputy Secretary Connor are here to provide insight into the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of the Interior and to answer any questions we may have.


February 11, 2015 Press Release

This morning, the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee convened a hearing on the President’s budget request for Indian Health Service for FY2016.  The budget would spend $6.3 billion on the Indian Health Service. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) attended, in her first hearing as the ranking Democratic member, and released the following statement.