H.R. 4270, the Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act
Bill Status: Introduced
Last Action: January 19, 2022
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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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