STATEMENT from Aaron Mintzes, Senior Policy Counsel, Earthworks on HR 520, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act

February 15, 2018
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Thanks to federal loopholes unique to the oil and gas industry, state government is the primary regulator of oil and gas development.

So the public is entitled to know, are states doing a good job overseeing the oil & gas development industry?

Breaking All the Rules: The Crisis in Oil & Gas Regulatory Enforcement, demonstrates that states across the country are failing to enforce their own oil and gas development regulations.

The one-year, in-depth research project examined enforcement data and practices in Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, New York, New Mexico and Colorado and includes interviews with ex-industry and state agency employees.

STATEMENT from Aaron Mintzes, Senior Policy Counsel, Earthworks on HR 520, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act

February 15, 2018
Latest News