President Biden recently proposed changes to the oil and gas program at the Department of Interior, which had been charging royalties at a rate that had was first set in the 1920s.  The package of reforms also improves bonding requirements to ensure that taxpayers aren’t left footing the bill when oil and gas companies leave messes on public lands.

Click here to read Accountable.US’s report on the witnesses fighting these reforms in today’s House Natural Resources hearing.

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