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Biden Ban on Oil, Gas Leasing on U.S. Lands Challenged in Court

Jan. 27, 2021, 6:55 PM

Western Energy Alliance says it filed petition in Wyoming federal court to overturn executive order issued by President Joe Biden.

  • “Biden’s ban is an overreach meant to satisfy the environmental left, but it would seriously harm the livelihoods of tens of thousands of westerners and put at risk millions more as state services become unfunded,” group’s president says in statement
  • Complaint couldn’t immediately be verified in court records
  • Related: Latest Biden Climate Plan Include E-Trucks, Oil Lease Halt (1)

--With assistance from Jennifer A. Dlouhy.

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