U.S. Senator Ben Cardin Argues for ESTT Amendment on U.S. Senate Floor

May 6th, 2010

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) took to the U.S. Senate floor today to argue in favor of attaching the Energy Security Through Transparency Act (ESTT) to the financial regulatory reform legislation moving through Congress. The ESTT legislation would help bring much needed transparency to the extractive industries by requiring companies in the oil, natural gas, and minerals industries to disclose payments made to foreign governments.

Watch the video clip from C-SPAN below:

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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