H.R. 4239: SECURE American Energy Act

Author's Summary:  To distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to require sale of approved offshore oil and gas leases, to promote offshore wind lease sales, and to empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, and for other purposes.

IB Summary:  This oil and gas development bill contains a number of provisions that limit land conservation authorities and environmental protections, such by removing restrictions on offshore drilling from impacts on marine mammals. More details from http://legal-planet.org/2017/12/23/public-lands-watch-hr-4239

Status:   Ordered reported by committee on 11/8/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr4239

Other:   Rep. Doug Lamborn from Colorado is a co-sponsor.