The language that he and John Salazar inserted into the House bill to ensure that the public would never benefit from the immense gas deposits below the Roan Plateau was removed from the bill when it went to conference.
Udall said Senate lawmakers did not want the language in the bill. But Steve Wymer, spokesman for Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., said that House Democratic leaders chose not to include it.
Given Mark Udall's habit of lying to the public, we would guess that Wayne Allard was correct. If we can find verification, we will note it elsewhere.