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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Transparency in Energy Production Act of 2016

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the accurate reporting of fossil fuel production and emissions from public lands, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/15/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
09/21/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
09/15/2016Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/15/2016Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5503-5504)
Action By: House of Representatives
09/15/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources09/15/2016 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources09/21/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/15/2016)

Transparency in Energy Production Act of 2016

This bill requires the Department of the Interior to publicly disclose the amounts of fossil fuel production, including amounts of gas released (as by flaring), and renewable energy production on public lands.

The data shall present amounts of greenhouse gas emissions using the 20- and 100-year Global Warming Potential-weighted emission values and, for renewable energy production, compare fossil fuel-generated emissions resulting from the same amount of energy.

As determined necessary to implement this bill, Interior shall promulgate regulations regarding accurate measurement and reporting of methane emissions.