Biden’s oil and gas policy falls short on climate goals, House Democrats say

The White House’s plans are welcome, but insufficient, a senior lawmaker says

By: - December 4, 2021 6:30 am

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WASHINGTON — Democrats on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee are encouraging President Joe Biden to take stronger action to limit oil and gas production, while Republicans said reducing domestic production would only increase global emissions from overseas suppliers.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.