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senate Bill S. Joint Res. 11

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation".

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Official Title

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation".

Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Bureau of Land Management titled "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation."The rule published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2016, addresses waste generated during oil and gas production.

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      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2017
    Even the oil & gas industry agrees that reducing methane emissions has been highly successful in Colorado and North Dakota where same rules are in effect. Survey of CO O&G industry reps found 7 of 10 believed the same rule in CO was of greater benefit than cost. Benefits include recapturing gas for more profit. Benefits to oil field workers too, with added jobs in a time of low oil prices. See https://static1.squarespace.com/static/558c5da5e4b0df58d72989de/t/57110da386db43c4be349dd8/1460735396217/Methane+Study.pdf
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    vote against anything that McConnell, Cruz and Hatch support! Keep all protections in place! Do not allow the environment to be destroyed by greed
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