15 aprilie 2021

Interior further delays Trump rule that would make drillers pay less to feds


The Biden administration is adding an additional delay to a rule that is expected to lessen the amount companies that drill on public lands and in public waters pay in fees to the federal government. The rule, which was finalized in January and previously delayed until this Friday , will now be halted until Nov. 1, according to a department spokesperson. During the delay period, the department’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue will weigh whether to revise or withdraw the prior rule, and [...]