H.R. 6421 (110th): Energy Independence Act

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish and implement a competitive oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of Alaska, to provide for expanded leasing of the oil and gas resources of the outer Continental Shelf for exploration, to eliminate certain impediments to the development of nuclear energy sources, to promote coal-to-liquid fuel activities, and for other purposes.

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Jun 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2008
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Jun 26, 2008

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