14 noiembrie 2019

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A HALT ON DRILLING: The Trump administration has suspended the production of oil and gas on 130 plots in Utah following a legal challenge by environmentalists. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) quietly issued suspensions of operation and production on all 130 plots due to the ongoing litigation, which alleges that officials did not consider greenhouse gas emissions when granting the oil lease sales, on Sept. 27. “The BLM has concluded that it is necessary to suspend the referenced leases and [...]