Fossil fuel drilling threatens air and wildlife in national parks, advocacy group finds
Environmental problems like these are already resulting from fossil fuel extraction near four federally protected lands — and could become even wider problems if the federal government doesn’t bolster protections, the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks said in a recent report.
Pa. House panel approves funding scheme to pay for cleaning up abandoned wells
The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee reported out a pair of bills that would establish a scheme to close hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells using federal money.
Biden administration to restart oil and gas leasing
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department will make significant steps toward restarting its leasing programs for onshore and offshore oil and gas development in the coming months, the Biden administration said in a court filing Tuesday. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management anticipates holding a sale for offshore leases in October or November, the administration said. […]