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Loose Change: Warren pledges 'total' stop to federal fossil fuel leasing

April 16, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is pledging to impose a “total moratorium” on new fossil fuel leasing on federal lands if she is elected president in 2020, arguing the step should be part of the country's broader response to climate change. “The Trump administration is busy selling off our public lands to the oil, gas and coal industries for pennies on the dollar  – expanding fossil fuel extraction that destroys pristine sites across the country while pouring an accelerant on our...

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