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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2008
Length: 142 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
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Jun 26, 2008
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H.R. 6421 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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