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SEC Releases Strong Oil, Gas and Mining Transparency Rule and Restores US Leadership – June 27, 2016

Download this press release as a pdf Read The Final Rule FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2016 Contact: Jana Morgan, Director – jmorgan@pwypusa.org Office 202-496-1189 – Mobile 703-795-8542 SEC Releases Strong Oil, Gas and Mining Transparency Rule and Restores US Leadership Washington, D.C. – Publish What You Pay – United States (PWYP-US) celebrates today’s release by the Securities and Exchange

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PWYP-US kicks off data skills training series

On May 19, PWYP-US hosted the first of two data skills training workshops to explore ways of using the USEITI data with the open source QGIS mapping software. In the first session, our trainer, University of Maryland Geographical Sciences PhD candidate, Diana Parker, introduced the basics of organizing data as well as an introductory understanding of geographic information systems (GIS).

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PWYP-U.S. and Global Witness Call for the U.S. to Renew its Leadership on Landmark Extractive Industry Transparency Law on the 5th Anniversary of the Dodd – Frank Act – July 15, 2015

On the 5th Anniversary of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, Publish What You Pay U.S. and Global Witness call on the U.S. government to renew its leadership in tackling corruption in the oil, gas and mining sector by moving forward with strong implementation of Section 1504. Obstruction by big oil has delayed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule

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U.S. Senate calls on the SEC to schedule a rulemaking for transparency law – May 7, 2014

13 Senators have called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to promptly schedule a rulemaking for Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1504 requires all oil, gas and mining companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to publicly disclose their payments to governments for natural resource activities. Read the full press release here.

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Publish What You Pay – United States Applauds EITI Acceptance of US Candidacy Application – March 20, 2014

Publish What You Pay (PWYP), the global network campaigning for greater openness in the extractive sector, welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has accepted the United States as a candidate country. With the acceptance of its candidacy application, the United States is one step closer to ensuring that its citizens have access to

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