A Fair Share: The Case for Updating Oil and Gas Royalties on Our Public Lands

Center for Western Priorities
http://bit.ly/1R9KkSH

[From a Greenwire article by Scott Streater, sub. req’d] Taxpayers across the West lose out on as much as $730 million each year due to the low oil and natural gas royalty rates energy developers pay to drill on federal lands, according to a nonpartisan government watchdog group that is urging the Obama administration to update royalties for the first time in nearly a century.

The Center for Western Priorities today released a new report that blasts “antiquated” federal policies that fail to collect “a fair share” from companies extracting oil and gas from public lands…

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