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US ‘Concerned’ About Vietnam’s Detention of Environmentalist

Vietnam’s detention of a prominent environmentalist and the staff of the non-profit she founded “are part of a concerning pattern of arrests of local environmental and civil society advocates” in the Communist country, the US State Department said in a statement.

Oil Leasing, Mining Near Chaco Canyon Heritage Site Banned

The Biden administration has banned new federal oil and gas leasing and mining for 20 years on 351,000 acres of public lands surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park, a move it said will protect the New Mexico site considered sacred to tribes.

Are New Pipelines Doomed? Oil & Gas Delivery Explained

A series of high profile legal setbacks has some in the industry asking—is it still possible to build pipelines in America?