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White House pledges to fight court order on oil and gas leases, but activists want more

By: - August 18, 2021 7:55 am

The Interior Department says it will comply with a federal court order to reinstate oil and gas leases, but it reserves the right to take climate change into account (Getty Images).

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler is a Washington correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes The Missouri Independent.

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