oil leasing

Judge Pauses Biden Pause On Oil & Gas Leasing

A federal judge on Tuesday effectively paused the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters. The preliminary injunction applies nationwide and is a blow to a high-profile component of Biden’s sweeping executive actions on climate change, taken soon after assuming office. The administration said … [continued]

Trump Admin’s Approval of Oil & Gas Leasing in ANWR Included “Multiple Legal Deficiencies”

The Biden administration suspended oil drilling leases in ANWR. The formal order from Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland, if unsurprising, starts what will likely be a lengthy process to undo one of the Trump administration’s biggest (anti-)environmental actions. Haaland said a preliminary review found “multiple legal deficiencies” in the Trump … [continued]