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The Latest On: Federal Fossil Fuels

March 22, 2021 | Legal Document

BLM Federal Oil & Gas Leasing Lawsuit in Kern County

Conservation groups are suing the Bureau of Land Management over the Trump administration’s rushed sale of seven oil and gas leases on public lands in Kern County, California.

March 9, 2021 | In the News: Bloomberg

Interior Department Begins Review of Oil, Gas Leasing Program

Drew Caputo, Vice President of Litigation, Earthjustice: “The federal oil and gas leasing program needs serious reform if America is going to address climate change. Nearly 25% of this country’s climate-cooking emissions come from fossil fuels pumped or mined from lands and waters that belong to all Americans. This is unsustainable.”

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