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Public comment on US EITI closes

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Public comment on US EITI closes

Time: November 5, 2013 at 2pm to November 18, 2013 at 5pm
Location: US Department of the Interior
Website or Map: https://secure3.convio.net/po…
Event Type: call, to, action, for, public, comment
Organized By: Misty Seemans
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2013

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The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a voluntary global standard that promotes revenue transparency and accountability in the extractive sector. The United States began the process of becoming an EITI compliant country in 2011. The EITI standard requires the extractives industry, including oil, gas, and mining companies, to publish what it pays and the government to publish what it receives. The goal is to ensure that the numbers match and that citizens get every federal dollar they deserve for natural resources extracted from public lands. 
Public comment closes on the US EITI 5 p.m. est Monday, Nov. 18. Take 5 minutes to lend your support for the US EITI by filling out this action. The Project On Government Oversight, a member of the US EITI Multistakeholder Group, has had nearly 2,800 people weigh in so far via this call to action! Please feel free to share with your networks.
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Care about transparency in the US extractive industries? Please take 5 min to lend your support to the USEITI. #eiti https://secure3.convio.net/pogo/site/Advocacy?

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