A Bloomberg op-ed written by Mike Bloomberg links to RFF and Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy report on abandoned oil and gas wells coauthored by Senior Research Associate Daniel Raimi. Below is a partial quote:
"A federal program to plug so-called 'orphan' wells could create as many as 120,000 well-paying jobs, while preventing hundreds of thousands of tons of greenhouse gases from escaping into the atmosphere. It’s an idea that appeals to environmental groups, fossil fuel dependent states, and even some fossil-fuel industry leaders."
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