U.S. complies with court order on oil and gas leases

The Department of the Interior reports that the U.S. has appealed a preliminary injunction entered by the district court in Louisiana that enjoined the department of the Interior from implementing the pause in new federal oil and gas leasing set forth in a Biden administration executive order.

The federal onshore and offshore oil and gas leasing program will continue as required by the district court while the government’s appeal is pending.

On August 24, as required by the court, the Department...


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