3 edition of Federal coal leasing in the East found in the catalog.
Federal coal leasing in the East
George E. Dials
|Statement||by George E. Dials and Lauri L. Myers.|
|Contributions||Myers, Lauri L., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||KF1830 .D5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||80132269|
That finding was based on government data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing that Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, and Cloud Peak Energy each depend on . Annual report of the Secretary of the Interior under Section 8 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of (P.L. ).Pages:
Most of the coal mined and burned in the area comes from land leased by the federal government, and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe wants a voice in . The Obama administration on Friday ordered a moratorium on new leases for coal mined from federal lands as part of a sweeping review of the government’s management of .
In , Greenpeace released Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change, which calculated the social cost of carbon for all federal coal leased under the Obama Administration and touched on some of the ways in which the federal coal program amounts to a major fossil fuel subsidy.. This report and Greenpeace’s work on the issue is intended to bring attention to the massive amounts of coal being. Federal coal leasing needs a major overhaul. The federal coal program and a host of other public policies need to be retooled to accommodate a reduced .
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The BLM manages coal leasing on the Federal mineral estate with development potential, which totals about million acres, with the goal of providing a fair return for the American taxpayer while allowing environmentally responsible energy our coal data page for national and regional coal lease NATIONAL EMERGENCY GUIDANCEFederal Coal.
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Get this from a library. Lease by application: a guide to leasing Federal coal in the East. [United States.
Bureau of Land Management.;]. 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. Coal DataThe BLM has responsibility for coal leasing on approximately million acres where the coal mineral estate is owned by the Federal Government.
Surface ownership of these lands belongs to either the BLM, the U.S. Forest Service, private land owners, state land owners, or other Federal agencies. Yet federal coal leasing has been the source of controversy for Federal coal leasing in the East book. The first significant leasing of federal coal occurred in the s, but largely for speculative reasons.
As criticisms of the BLM’s management of the program mounted, DOI imposed a moratorium on leasing to provide time to review the program and make needed changes.
Coal owned by the federal government—which makes up about jority of U.S. coal production occurring on private lands east of the Mississippi River.
But which reviewed past federal coal leasing practices and made extensive recommendations for a new management program. 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. Federal Coal Lease Agreement is a legal contract signed between the federal government and lessee.
The purpose of the agreement is to ensure that the mines they have leased out to the company are used appropriately.
The terms include royalties, environmental obligations, taxes, etc. Download PDF/DOC. 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. FEDERAL COAL LEASING MORATORIUM: AN EXAMINATION OF THE REASONS DRIVING A DISRUPTIVE POLICY J Prepared by: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION Constitution Ave., NW Washington, D.C.
NORWEST CORPORATION American Plaza II 57 West South, Suite President Donald Trump is expected to lift a moratorium on federal coal-mining leases -- though it probably won’t do the industry much good until years after he’s left office.
That’s because. In the context of recent Congressional focus on federal coal leasing, this paper is meant to provide a basis for analyzing the current laws, regulations, and agency practices, as well as recommend areas for additional oversight and actions needed to ensure adequate compensation to federal taxpayers for extraction of coal on federal lands.
Because federal coal is produced primarily from efficient surface mines, federal coal production employs relatively few people. Coal mines with federal leases employed only 19 percent of total coal workers in the U.S.
in Royalty and tax revenue from federal coal is an important source of revenue for some states and local governments. The Department of the Interior has taken various steps toward implementing the new Federal Coal Management Program, the most significant step being the issuance of final regulations on coal and land use planning.
Workshops are being conducted to acquaint elected officials, the coal industry, and the public with details of the new program. Studies are also being conducted to look into problems. was tasked with investigating federal coal leasing policies. The Linowes Commission published a report with thirty-six rec-ommended changes designed to promote a more predictable and stable coal leasing program, to encourage more competi-tion between bidders, to assure that the government received.
A decade ago, under Republican President George W. Bush when there were no bans on federal coal leasing, the industry had about 18 years' worth of leases on federal lands, according to a Reuters. The sub-bituminous coal from these mines is low in sulfur, making it the cleanest burning coal for energy production.
The present acreage limitation of 46, acres per state for Federal coal leases has been in place sinceand was not changed with the passage of the. Allowing the coal companies to remain in charge of all aspects of federal coal leasing is a recipe for growing inefficiencies in the strategic use of this national asset.
You will not have a stable employment base in the PRB without some order and discipline brought to the markets. 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. The making of federal coal policy. [Robert H Nelson] Setting Coal Leasing Targets The Advance and Retreat of Land-Use Planning V.
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“The federal coal leasing program continues to be a success for America, contributing nearly $12 billion over the past ten years from royalties, rents, bonuses, and other payments according to BLM.” “Premature shutdown of coal-consuming plants is a trend already occurring due to the influence of an increasing number of environmental regulations promulgated for such.
The authors conclude that reforms of federal coal leasing policy could help achieve important climate goals while benefiting residents of coal communities and retaining use of .