Trump administration must weigh climate change when leasing land to oil and gas, court rules November 16, 2020

Casper Star Tribune

“Fracking and oil and gas extraction on public lands is a major health, climate, and environmental crisis,” said Barbara Gottlieb, director of environment and health for Physicians for Social Responsibility. “This latest reproach of the Trump administration is an opportunity for President-elect Biden to put U.S. public lands to work for people and the planet.”

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