Press Releases

Aug 28, 2015

Tipton Applauds Federal Court Injunction on EPA WOTUS Rule

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) applauded a federal district court injunction issued on the eve of when the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS) was set to be implemented.

Aug 18, 2015

Tipton, Colleagues Demand Answers from EPA on Contamination of Animas River

Representative Scott Tipton (R-CO) wrote to the EPA Administrator, today, with 15 questions about the circumstances that led to the spill and the EPA’s unsatisfactory response to it.

Aug 12, 2015

Colorado, New Mexico Delegations Urge President to Direct Federal Resources to Gold King Mine Response

Members of the Colorado and New Mexico Congressional delegations today are urging President Obama to direct any and all appropriate federal resources to help respond to damage from the Gold King Mine spill that occurred in SW CO.

Aug 11, 2015

Gardner, Bennet, Tipton Request EPA Plan on Animas River Recovery

The Members wrote to the EPA Administrator to request that the EPA establish and disclose its plan for the both the near-term cleanup of the recent release into the Animas River and a long-term plan to ensure economic and environmental recovery.

Aug 11, 2015

Gardner, Bennet, Tipton Request EPA Administrator Visit Animas River

Sens. Gardner, Bennet (D-CO) and Rep. Tipton (R-CO) sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, requesting that she visit San Juan and La Plata Counties in Colorado to discuss the damage done by the EPA’s...

Aug 8, 2015

Tipton and Senators Urge EPA for Quick Emergency Response to Animas Disaster

Congressman Scott Tipton and Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging that the agency “work as quickly as possible to undertake the emergency response..."

Aug 7, 2015

Tipton Statement on EPA Contamination of Animas River

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement on the contamination of the Animas River by mine wastewater unleashed by a crew operating on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Jul 29, 2015

Committee Advances Tipton’s Community Bank Red Tape Relief Bill

The House Committee on Financial Services advanced Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act (H.R. 1553) through a committee markup with unanimous bipartisan support.

Jul 28, 2015

House Passes REINS Act to Curb Overregulation, Empower Main Street Growth

Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) issued the following statement on the passage of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to require Congressional approval of any federal regulation with an economic impact over $100 million.

Jul 22, 2015

Tipton Speaks on House Floor to Keep Pressure on Interior to Save Jobs at Colowyo

Congressman Tipton spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to continue to pressure U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to take every action necessary to save the 220 jobs at the Colowyo.