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Paleontological Resources Preservation

Legislation establishing requirements that the Secretary of the Interior manage and protect paleontological resources on federal lands using scientific principals and expertise. This Act specifically requires the Secretary to develop plans for the inventory, monitoring, and scientific and educational use of paleontological resources; addresses the collection and curation of resources; identifies prohibited acts, and establishes criminal and civil penalties. This Act is contained in Public Law 111-11, Title VI, Subtitle D , which was enacted in March 2009; at this time no agencies have promulgated regulations this legislation.


This statute may apply to the following energy resources:
Carbon Sequestration, Coal, Geothermal, Low-Head Hydropower, Oil & Gas, Solar, Transmission, Wind
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