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Interior Department releases review of federal oil and gas leasing program

2 years 5 days 11 hours ago Friday, November 26 2021 Nov 26, 2021 November 26, 2021 1:11 PM November 26, 2021 in News
Source: CNN

The Department of Interior on Friday released a report on oil and gas drilling on federal land that promotes an increase in leasing fees and consideration of climate change in leasing decisions.

According to CNN, the report seems to sidestep climate concerns and does not recommend a halt to new oil and gas leasing, which is a promise President Joe Biden campaigned on.

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