Repeals previous requirements regarding oil and gas development on land within the Allegheny National Forest.
Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2017
This bill repeals requirements of the Mineral Leasing Act and the Energy Policy Act of 1992 regarding the development of oil and gas deposits on certain lands within the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania.
Original sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5]
Cosponsors: Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]
Passed House by voice vote.