H.R.4270: Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act

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Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a research, development, and demonstration program with respect to (1) data collection on the location of abandoned oil or gas wells; (2) the plugging, remediation, reclamation, and repurposing of the wells; and (3) mitigating potential environmental impacts of documented and undocumented abandoned wells.

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Date Description
Oct. 7, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
Oct. 7, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 117-541.
Jan. 19, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Jan. 19, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 30, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
June 30, 2021

Introduced in the House by Conor Lamb (D-Pa.)

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