H.R.2519: Keep It in the Ground Act of 2021

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Keep It in the Ground Act of 2021 This bill eliminates new fossil fuel production projects on federal public land and waters. Specifically, it prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) from issuing, renewing, reinstating, or extending any nonproducing lease, or issuing any authorization for the exploration or production of fossil fuel on the Outer Continental Shelf. BOEM must also cancel any lease issued in the Beaufort Sea, Cook...

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Date Description
June 8, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
April 14, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
April 14, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jared Huffman (D-Calif.)

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