Wilderness Society: New bill will direct federal agencies to account for carbon emissions from public lands

Wilderness Society: New bill will direct federal agencies to account for carbon emissions from public lands. “Today, Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Niki Tsongas (D-MA) introduced H.R. 4126 Transparency in Energy Production Act of 2017. The bill would direct the Department of the Interior to track and house an online database that aggregates the production and emissions data from fossil fuel development on public lands.”