Trump using Stalinist tactics to discredit climate change as federal judge stops drilling plan

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government must consider climate change impacts more broadly as it leases huge swaths of public land for energy exploration. Only the leases in Wyoming were immediately addressed in Contreras ruling. Federal officials were reviewing the court ruling to determine its implications and had no further comment BLM spokeswoman Kristen Lenhardt said. 5 billion to produce oil according to the most recent government figures. The Trump administration is known for being suspicious of climate change and courting the favor of oil and gas giants. 8 million acres of public lands to oil and gas companies according to The New York Times. District Court for the District of Columbia according to court documents. Since then the Trump administration has pushed aggressively to open more federal lands and waters to fossil fuel extraction even though low oil prices have tempered demand among drillers

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