Orphaned oil wells costing taxpayers a bundle

Orphaned oil wells costing taxpayers a bundle Updated for 2024

Updated: June 8, 2024

The bipartisan infrastructure package signed into law back in November included $4.7 billion of our tax dollars for plugging and cleaning up abandoned or orphaned oil and gas wells. These are wells that the oil companies themselves were required to plug and clean up as a condition of their […]

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