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Despite the Biden campaign pledge, the United States resumes oil and gas drilling on public land

Washington- The Biden administration on Friday said it had resumed its federal land oil and gas development program. This is a move that could break Joe Biden’s pledge during the presidential campaign.

The plan requires the government to lease less acres of drilling than originally proposed, impose steep royalties on oil and gas companies, and assess the impact of developing that area on climate. increase.

The proposal was quickly criticized by several environmental groups, one of which was called “the reckless failure of climate leadership.” A group in the oil industry praised the move, but said it was not well underway. -agency

https://saudigazette.com.sa/article/619450/BUSINESS/US-to-resume-oil-gas-drilling-on-public-land-despite-Biden-campaign-pledge?ref=rss&format=simple&link=link Despite the Biden campaign pledge, the United States resumes oil and gas drilling on public land

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