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Court Weighs Ruling In Major Suit Over Adequacy Of Oil & Gas GHG Review

June 1, 2020
A federal court is weighing a ruling in a long-pending suit with potentially sweeping implications for the Interior Department’s (DOI) oil and gas leasing program after briefing concluded, as environmentalists are seeking to force officials to conduct a more robust climate change analysis during environmental reviews of new leases. DOI and its allies are urging the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to uphold its revised National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of hundreds of challenged leases in...

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