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Federal coal leasing

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mines and Mining.

Federal coal leasing

hearings before the Subcommittee on Mines and Mining of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session, on Federal coal leasing program and S. 3528 ....

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mines and Mining.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Coal leases -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I536 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 183 p. ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5167437M
      LC Control Number74602548

      Also noteworthy in the case was the emergence of a major public policy dispute which was closely associated with the coal leasing program’s changes in use of computer-based economic analysis. We found that computer models had significant but not dominant effects on the workplace environment of most persons working in the by: 5. The federal coal leasing program has been very successful under its current structure. According to the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management, nearly $12 billion was generated over the past ten years from royalties, rents, bonuses, and other payments under the program. coal production and profits. The federal coal lease program is also built on a cornerstone belief in constant growth, whether it be slow and steady or more aggressive. The federal government expects coal producers to apply for new sites when there is a market for the coal and it always presumes a market for coal, more or less. The Department of Interior recently announced a comprehensive review of federal coal leasing and a pause in most new leases. This has been done twice before during the Nixon and Reagan Administrations. Then, like now, those reviews and moratoria arose from concerns the public was being denied a fair return on the coal it owns.

        The Interior Department earlier this year launched a multi-year review of the federal coal leasing program, the first review in about 30 years. In the meantime, the Obama administration placed a.


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Federal coal leasing by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Mines and Mining. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book; Government Document Published [Washington, D.C.?]: Commission on Fair Market Value Policy For Federal Coal Leasing, [] Language English Related Title Fair market value policy for federal coal leasing.

SuDoc Number Y 3.C 63/ M 34 Description xxv, p.: ill., maps ; 23 cm. Notes "February " Includes bibliographical. The Making of Federal Coal Policy provides a unique record of—as well as important future perspectives on—one of the most significant ideological conflicts in national policymaking in the last decade.

The management of federally owned coal, almost one-third of the U.S.'s total coal resources, has furnished an arena for the contest between energy development and environmental protection, as Author: Robert H.

Nelson. The Making of Federal Coal Policy provides a unique record of—as well as important future perspectives on—one of the most significant ideological conflicts in national policymaking in the last decade. The management of federally owned coal, almost one-third of the U.S.'s total coal resources, has furnished an arena for the contest between energy development and environmental protection, as Author: Robert H.

Nelson. @article{osti_, title = {Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of }, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {This book was designed for persons who lease federal lands for oil and gas development and who require an understanding of both the current and historic laws relating to leasing.

The manual from this workshop is useful as a reference tool for attorneys, landsmen. Get this from a library. Federal coal leasing: hearing before the Subcommittee on Mines and Mining of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R.a bill to amend the Mineral Federal coal leasing book Act ofand for other purposes, hearing held in Washington, D.C., Ma Federal coal leasing in the East Unknown Binding – January 1, by George E Dials (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gordon, Richard L., Federal coal leasing policy. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, © @article{osti_, title = {New federal coal leasing system}, author = {Hustace, C.}, abstractNote = {The federal government owns vast amounts of coal and coal lands in a number of states, primarily in the Western states, such as Wyoming, Montana, North and South Dakota.

Over the last fifty years or so, statutes have been enacted and regulations promulgated pursuant to such statutes which. A new order will prevent coal companies from obtaining new leases that allow coal mining on federal lands.

The Obama administration announced the Author: Bamzi Banchiri. Except for lease modifications, all acreage leased for the development of Federal coal is offered for competitive bidding.

By statute (30 U.S.C. (a)), at least 50 percent of the total acreage offered for Federal coal leasing in any 1 year must be leased under a system of deferred bonus payment. The deferred bonus payment system established. Aug 4, S. (94th). An Act to amend the Mineral Leasing Act ofand for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Inthe Obama Federal coal leasing book halted new leasing of coal on federal lands with a goal to reexamine the environmental impacts of the program.

Just a year later, the Trump administration lifted that moratorium. In a report, Interior Department secretary Ryan Zinke wrote, "given the critical importance of the Federal coal leasing program to energy security, job creation, and proper.

One of the earliest federal agencies to become involved in mining research was the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which, under congressional authorization, commenced a minerals information collection activity in However, the history of federally funded mining research in the United States is.

Review of Federal coal leasing Item Preview remove-circle Interior submits to Congress its comments on the report and recommendations of the Commission on Fair Market Value for Federal Coal Leasing." "Ma " Addeddate Betterpdf true GENERIC RAW BOOK ZIP download.

download 1 file Pages: The Obama administration announced a moratorium on coal-leasing on federal lands last week, adding further strain to an industry that is undergoing a possibly irreversible downturn.

Repealed an Obama-era rule governing royalties for oil, gas and coal leases on federal lands, which replaced a s rule that critics said allowed companies to. His penetrating analysis of the current issues in federal coal leasing could set a new course for an old program.

—Robert K. Davis Former Head of Economics Staff, Office of the Secretary of the Interior. Nelson’s expertise and insight into federal coal policy show on every page of this report. Moratorium on Coal Leasing is the next slice in this administration’s ‘death by a thousand cuts’ policies against American coal Date: Janu Washington, DC - The Obama administration’s decision to impose a moratorium on new federal coal leases is one more slice in the administration’s ‘death by a thousand cuts’ policies.

The Mineral Leasing Act of 30 U.S.C. § et seq. is a United States federal law that authorizes and governs leasing of public lands for developing deposits of coal, petroleum, natural gas and other hydrocarbons, in addition to phosphates, sodium, sulfur, and potassium in the United States.

Previous to the act, these materials were subject to mining claims under the General Mining Act Enacted by: the 66th United States Congress. The appointment comes at a critical time for the BLM, which manages more than a tenth of the nation’s land and oversees the federal government’s oil, gas and coal leasing program.

Interior Department secretary Sally Jewell said in January the department would stop issuing new coal mining leases on public lands as it conducts a review of the federal program. Her announcement followed President Obama’s pledge to reform the federal coal-leasing program in.

H.R. ( th): To provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes. federal coal leases. Another Court Agrees, Coal Companies Must Consider Climate Change.

By Cooper McKim. The FS and cooperating agencies will conduct the environmental analysis considering the most likely mining scenarios and reasonably foreseeable alternatives. Under the requirements of the Mineral Leasing Act, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act, the FS will identify terms and conditions for the protection of non-mineral resources.

The federal government has suspended coal leasing before, under Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, also blasted Obama for this latest decision on coal. The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for coal leasing on about million acres of federal lands, which account for about 40% of the coal produced in the country.

Environmentalists contend that the bureau’s failure since to conduct studies on the environmental impact of coal mining is effectively subsidizing the industry, Orts.

Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of A record of such measurements shall be recorded in ink or indelible pencil in a book approved by the Secretary kept for such purpose in an area on the surface of the coal mine chosen by the operator to minimize the danger of destruction by fire or other hazard, and the record shall be open for.

Namely, the Interior Department has launched a review of the Federal Coal Program, and it’s the review which caused them to cancel all coal leasing activity on federal land. Secondly, the Interior Department instituted a few useful reforms, such as to create a database of carbon emissions resulting from fossil fuels developed on federal land.

Federal Coal Management Report; Fiscal Year Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior under Section 8 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of (P.L.

) [Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Federal Coal Management Report; Fiscal Year Author: U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management. The public's attitudes on these issues are particularly relevant as President Donald Trump has proposed rolling back environmental regulations affecting the energy industry, removing a moratorium on federal coal leasing and lowering emissions restrictions on the automobile industry.

Under the Mineral Leasing Act ofas amended, 30 U.S.C. § et seq., the Bureau of Land Management grants leases for development of deposits of coal, phosphate, potash, sodium, sulphur and other leasable minerals on public domain lands and on lands having federal reserved minerals.

The Mineral Leasing Act establishes qualifications for. Drawing Board on Coal Leasing Plan On March 23rd, Judge Brian Morris from the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana issued a landmark decision holding that the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) plan to open up the entire Powder River Basin to billion tons of federal coal leasing violated NEPA (National Environmental Policy.

Leasing and Development of Split Estate When the surface rights to a piece of land and the subsurface rights (such as the rights to develop minerals) are owned by different parties, the mineral rights often take precedence over other rights.

Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 3 Coal leasing activities of the Interior Department 4 Recent court decisions affecting Federal coal leasing policy. 10 II. Federal coal leasing rules and regulations Prospecting permits; issuance of leases Full text of "Final environmental impact statement: proposed Federal coal leasing program" See other formats.

Fair market value policy for federal coal leasing, report of the federal commission. Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, Federal Coal Leasing Moratorium. What Obama did: In January, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued a “secretarial order” directing the department to stop leasing federal coal reserves, pending a review of the nmentalists like Nichols had pushed for this, arguing that leasing federal coal was inconsistent with Obama’s climate goals, and that the program didn’t deliver.

If the BLM decides to make the lands available for leasing, they would be offered through a future open competitive sale. The Book Cliffs Tract is estimated to contain approximately 78 million tons of in-place Federal coal.

Construction of a new mine would be required to access the coal. Filed under: Coal leases -- West (U.S.) Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment (PDF files at Princeton) Filed under: Oil and gas leases -- Costa Rica.

El Contrato Pinto Greulich y El Estado: El Problema de la Caducidad (in Spanish; San Jose, Costa Rica: Impr. The federal government's ownership of offshore and onshore lands bearing coal, oil, and gas gives it a dominating role in future domestic energy supply.

Some may welcome this, others deplore it, but neither attitude will alter the importance to the economy of the terms and the pace of the federal government's leasing of its fossil fuel resources.

30 U.S.C. The Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of provides that no lease sale may be held on Federal lands unless the lands containing the coal deposits have been included in a comprehensive land-use plan.In the case of!coal' leasing, for example, a sufficiently limited number of leases are' offered at sufficiently lengthy intervals to permit site-specific analysis.

~ Oil and gas'' lease sales, on thetypically involve- several tines the number 'of lease tracts at much. The appointment comes as a critical time for the BLM, which manages more than a tenth of the nation’s land and oversees the federal government’s oil, gas and coal leasing program.