Energy Projects on Federal Lands: Leasing and Authorization

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The report first reviews the laws and regulations affecting leasing of federal lands for exploration and production of oil, natural gas, and coal, as well as the permits that lessees must obtain in order to explore for and produce these resources. The report also addresses existing laws and regulations that govern the use of federal lands for renewable energy projects, including geothermal, wind, and solar energy.

Creator(s): Vann, Adam
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 4, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Vann, Adam

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 4, 2011
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United States
Description:

The report first reviews the laws and regulations affecting leasing of federal lands for exploration and production of oil, natural gas, and coal, as well as the permits that lessees must obtain in order to explore for and produce these resources. The report also addresses existing laws and regulations that govern the use of federal lands for renewable energy projects, including geothermal, wind, and solar energy.

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24 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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