What's At Stake
For decades, the federal oil and gas program has shortchanged taxpayers and provided numerous financial giveaways to oil and gas companies. The oil and gas industry pays far less than market rates to exploit federal public lands and routinely leaves the public on the hook for cleaning up the messes they make. The Bureau of Land Management is developing new regulations to unwind some of these subsidies — a welcome step towards making the oil and gas industry pay its fair share.
Delivery to Secretary of the Interior Haaland