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US court rulings put oil leases on hold in Alaska, Wyoming, pending environmental reviews

July 18, 2024
Two federal courts, in separate cases, ruled July 16 that US Interior Department agencies in Alaska and Wyoming could not issue oil and gas drilling permits until they conduct...

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