Interior Department calls for oil and gas leasing updates, but not ending production
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
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
Senate Democrats praised Haaland for her conduct at the rough Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.