28 Jul '14, 12am

Tax breaks for big oil while cutting everything for middle class and poor? #FixTheHouse and #UniteBlue.

Tax breaks for big oil while cutting everything for middle class and poor? #FixTheHouse and #UniteBlue.

The Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act is a controversial series of oil & gas deregulation bills currently being proposed by the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives. Here is a quick run-down of the key points within the Act: $5,000 fee to file an official protest for proposed drilling projects Directs the Department of Interior to begin commercial leasing for the development of oil shale. Restricts the DOI from enforcing proposed rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing Defers to existing state regulations for fracking on federal lands Streamline the permit process for natural gas pipelines. Set deadlines for approval of drilling permits (if not DOI approved by deadline, the permit is automatically approved) Block forced disclosure of chemicals used in the fracking process The main tenets of the Act reduce the red tape and regulatory barriers of doing busine...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/2013/11/21/u-s-house-bills...

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grist.org 25 Jul '14, 11am

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peakoil.com 24 Jul '14, 3pm

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forests.org 26 Jul '14, 6pm

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biologicaldiversity.org 24 Jul '14, 7pm

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ecowatch.com 25 Jul '14, 2pm

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