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June 29, 2022 | Legal Document

Wyoming Lease Sale Complaint

The Wilderness Society and Friends of the Earth today filed suit over the Biden administration’s decision to offer 123 parcels covering nearly 120,000 acres (approximately 188 square miles) of federal land for oil and gas drilling on June 29 and 30.

June 28, 2022 | In the News: The Hill

Biden administration to hold its first oil drilling lease sales on federal lands

Michael Freeman, Senior Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “Why are they having these lease sales given the climate impacts that the Biden administration itself recognizes? There’s a clear contradiction between what the Biden administration says it wants to do on climate and what it’s doing with these lease sales.”

June 15, 2022 | Feature

Meeting the Moment

How President Biden can align the federal fossil fuel program to deliver on climate and put people over profits