Congressional panel splits on regulation of orphaned oil and gas wells

By: - April 16, 2021 10:13 am

President Joe Biden walks with Vice President Kamala Harris on March 12, 2021, from the Rose Garden of the White House to the Oval Office, following their remarks celebrating the passage of the American Rescue Plan. The president has called for Congress to spend $16 billion over 10 years to reclaim orphaned wells and mines. (Adam Schultz/official White House photo)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler is a national correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector.