POGO Survey Finds Public Extractives Data Lacking

When private companies mine and drill on public lands, the public deserves to have access to detailed data about the environmental impact, worker safety, revenues and more. The Project On Government Oversight conducted a survey of communities across the country affected by extractive industries to determine what level of detail the public needs. POGO reports that most respondents want the US government to publish revenue data by lease or mine-level. The revenue data that already exists is also difficult to find. Read more of POGO’s findings here.