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U.S. Senator Alex Padilla Announces California Eligible for Over $61 Million in Federal Funding to Clean Up Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells

On Monday, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced that California is eligible for $61,495,000 in the first phase of federal funding to plug orphaned oil and gas wells. This funding from the US Department of the Interior comes from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which Padilla voted to pass last year....

Biden Administration Announces $1.15 Billion for States to Create Jobs Cleaning Up Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells

The Department of the Interior today announced $1.15 billion in funding is available to states from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to create jobs cleaning up orphaned oil and gas wells across the country. This is a key initiative of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which allocated a total of $4.7 billion to create a new federal program to address orphan wells. Millions of Americans across the country live within a mile of an orphaned oil and gas...

Secretary Haaland Highlights President Biden’s Infrastructure Investments to Address Legacy Pollution, Create Jobs in Pennsylvania Trip

SWOYERSVILLE, Pa. — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland visited Pennsylvania today, where she highlighted the investments in President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to address legacy pollution, create good-paying union jobs, and help communities eliminate dangerous environmental conditions caused by past energy development. ...