Louisiana Senators Introduce Offshore Revenue Sharing Keystone XL Amendment

Eastern Gulf_Revenue-01Senate votes for measure declaring climate change isn't a hoax, but against bills blaming human activity

...Earlier Wednesday, Vitter and Cassidy offered an amendment that would speed up revenue sharing for Louisiana and other Gulf states under a 2006 law sponsored by former Sens. Pete Domenici, R-Ok., and Mary Landrieu, D-La.

The Domenici-Landrieu bill, which provides for 37.5 percent in revenue sharing starting in 2017, would be amended under the Vitter-Cassidy bill to start in 2016, one year earlier. It would also increase the $500 million cap to $699 million, starting in 2017, through 2055...

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