The New Paper

June 16, 2021

Federal judge blocks Biden administration suspension on oil and gas leases

A federal judge blocked the Biden administration’s suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land, granting a preliminary injunction to 13 states that filed a lawsuit in March. President Biden called for a pause on oil and gas leasing on federal lands as part of an executive order in January.
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