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Interior Department calls for oil and gas leasing updates, but not ending production

BY: - November 29, 2021

The report also calls for limiting non-competitive leases and leases for low-potential lands, and for increasing the minimum bid for onshore development

Biden administration to restart oil and gas leasing

BY: - August 25, 2021

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. […]

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the Cabinet

BY: - March 15, 2021

Senate Democrats praised Haaland for her conduct at the rough Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.