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Oil and Gas Companies Are Lying About How Much Oil They Control on U.S. Public Lands

The federal oil and gas leasing program is broken and doesn’t work for anyone except oil executives—the same ones who pocketed more than $10 billion in COVID-19 relief payouts while working families were hit hard by the pandemic. Local communities and tribes near public lands and on the coasts know all too well that the system is wrought with speculation, waste, and low returns for taxpayers. And at the same time, it is putting sensitive public lands, water, and wildlife at risk.  Click here to read the full story

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Michael McGreer Mesquite, Nevada
Dr. Michael Manford McGreer is managing editor of and writes on issues that impact public policy.

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