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POWER Act of 2021
Protecting Our Wealth of Energy Resources Act of 2021

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A bill to prohibit the President from issuing moratoria on leasing and permitting energy and minerals on certain Federal land, and for other purposes.

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01/28/2021Introduced in Senate

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01/28/2021Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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Senate Energy and Natural Resources01/28/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/28/2021)

Protecting Our Wealth of Energy Resources Act of 2021 or the POWER Act of 2021

This bill requires the President and federal agencies to obtain the approval of Congress before prohibiting or substantially delaying certain new energy or mineral leases or permits on federal lands, including oil and gas leases, coal leases, hard rock leases, or critical minerals leases.

In addition, the President and agencies must obtain the approval of Congress before withdrawing certain federal lands from mineral and geothermal leasing activities.