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Department of the Interior

Put a Use clause in land and mineral leases

Right now there is plenty of leased land to exploration and developement. The problem happens when companies sit on leases without developement. No jobs are created. No resources are made available. If we can put a limit on how long a lease can be idle, we can spur some developement or lease the land to someone interested on delevopement.

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Legislative Branch

Ratify UNCLOS

The U.S. needs to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). As the sea ice melts in the Arctic and numerous nations stake their claims to mineral rights, the U.S. will be left wanting. The U.S. is the only industrialized nation that has not ratified UNCLOS (along with a small group of holdouts that includes Liby, Iran & North Korea) and therefore, cannot make any mineral claims under the Convention.... more »

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