Apr
02

Taxpayers and landowners face massive liability from orphaned wells with oil at $20

Two new reports show that insufficient bonding of federal oil and gas wells in economic crisis threatens thousands of orphaned wells. Subscribe to WORC's blog! Rusting equipment littering working ranches and farms; Failing well casings with the potential to leak and contaminate drinking water supplies; Potentially billions in taxpayer-funded cleanup required, growing by the day; and noxious weeds, contaminated soil, and soil erosion choking out productive land—this is the future…

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