Biden administration to restart oil and gas leasing

The move comes after a U.S. District Court judge ordered the administration to end pause on new oil and gas leases

By: - August 25, 2021 3:55 pm
oil and gas leasing

A portion of the $3.5 trillion package approved on a party-line vote by the House Natural Resources Committee last week includes nationwide measures meant to combat the climate crisis by limiting oil and gas drilling, improving coastal resilience, adding offshore wind and establishing a national Civilian Climate Corps.  (Courtesy of the Department of the Interior)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.