Apr 25, 2016

WEBINAR on public revenues & coal, oil, gas, renewables, May 3 (via @BetsyTaylor)

Join us for a webinar on the first annual report of the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) https://useiti.doi.gov/ a multistakeholder initiative, coordinated out of the U.S. Dept of the Interior by a steering committee with representatives from Civil Society, Government, and Industry

What:   WEBINAR for the 2015 USEITI REPORT 
When: TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016 2:00 - 4:00 PM, EDT 
Online Webinar Access:
Dial In: 1-210-839-8953
Toll Free: 888-455-2910
Participant Passcode: 7741096

Live Conference Meeting Number: PW7731332
Participant Passcode: 7741096
Live Meeting Net Conference Access:

Physical location:  U.S. Department of Interior, Rachel Carson Room 1849 C St. NW Washington, DC 20240 (come early for security clearance) 
For further information contact: USEITI Secretariat Phone: 202.208.0272 or email: useiti@ios.doi.gov

What is in the USEITI Data Portal & Report?
  • interactive & downloadable datasets of monies that the federal government receives from extraction on public lands and waters 
    • In 2013, $12.64 billion in fees, bonuses, rents, royalties, and penalties
    • In 2013, $11.8 billion in corporate income tax receipts
    • of oil, gas, coal mining (learn more re/ lack of government revenues from other mining)
    • by company and by state
    • of the 44 companies asked to report:
      • 31 companies reported and reconciled $8.5 billion in DOI revenue
      • 12 out of a maximum of 41 applicable companies reported $190 million in corporate income taxes
  • laws, permitting, regulation, and government agencies which oversee extraction -- at federal and state levels
  • jobs data 
  • case studies of impacts on local communities:  
    • Production trends over 10 years & sustainability of government revenues from extraction 
    • Dependency on extractives (measured by % of jobs and % of GDP in extractive sector compared to total county numbers over 10 years) and sustainability of public revenues from extraction 
    • Positive and negative impacts of extractives on public revenues over 10 years—including employment, government revenues, and public costs related to water, reclamation, transportation, and emergency and other public services
12 COMMUNITIES IN CASE STUDIES: OIL--Kern County CA, North Slope Borough AK; NATURAL GAS—DeSoto Parish LA, Tarrant & Johnson Counties TX; IRON—Marquette Co MI, St. Louis Co MN; GOLD—Elko & Eureka / Humboldt & Lander Co's NV; COPPER—Greenlee & Pima Co's AZ; COAL—Boone / Logan / Mingo Co's WV, Campbell Co WY