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Trump Ends Rule Blocking Corporate Polluters From Paying Themselves


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Trump Ends Rule Blocking Corporate Polluters From Paying Themselves

Sierra Club

WASHINGTON - Today, Donald Trump rescinded a Office of Natural Resource Revenue rule that prevented companies from selling fossil fuels extracted on public lands to a subsidiary at a low price, paying royalties on that initial sale, and then reselling the fuel at a far higher price without paying royalties on the second sale.

In response, Sierra Club Lands Protection program Director Athan Manuel released the following statement:

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