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Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Despite President Biden’s pledge to aggressively cut the pollution from fossil fuels that is driving climate change, his administration has quietly taken actions this month that will guarantee the drilling and burning of oil and gas for decades…

Biden’s Interior Secretary Reinstates Obama-Era ‘War On Coal’ Leasing Ban

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland took sweeping action Friday to “prioritize action on climate change,” including reinstating the ban on federal coal leasing that was part of the Obama administration’s contentious “war on coal.” Ms. Haaland issued two secretarial orders: The…

In the climate change fight, the Interior Department becomes a battlefield – The Washington Post

The next month, the White House backed away from its initial choice for Interior deputy secretary after Manchin suggested she was too hostile to fossil fuels and declined to meet with her. The senator has declined to comment about the…

13 Republican AGs Sue Biden Over Halting Oil-And-Gas Leasing

A group of Republican attorneys general is suing the Biden administration over its pause of oil-and-gas leasing on federal lands. The 13 GOP attorneys general, led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, argue that President Biden’s executive order “contravenes congressional…

Senate Confirms Anti-Energy Activist Deb Haaland To Head Interior Dept.

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Interior (DOI), Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), clearing a hurdle for Biden as he seeks to achieve “environmental justice” as one of his top agenda items….

Mitch McConnell: Biden Nominees Eager To Restart The Left’s War On Energy

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Wednesday warned President Joe Biden’s nominees to head the Interior Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appear to be “eager to restart the left’s war on domestic energy.” “I’ve voted for several of President…

Biden’s wooing both labor and environmentalists on climate change. Oil pipelines may drive them apart. – The Washington Post

The two-hour meeting in the Oval Office last month was otherwise cordial. But the exchange highlighted the tension between Biden’s pledge to be “the most pro-union president in history” and his promise to environmentalists to aggressively confront global warming, which…

Biden Interior Pick Tells Senate She Backs Keystone Pipeline Shutdown

It took four tries, but Rep. Deb Haaland finally acknowledged Wednesday that she supports President Biden’s hotly criticized decision to shut down the Keystone XL pipeline. Sen. Jim Risch, Idaho Republican, asked Ms. Haaland four times whether she supported the…

Biden Interior Nominee Fields Questions About ‘Radical’ Climate Agenda

Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland faced questions from lawmakers on topics including federal drilling permits and pipelines during her confirmation hearing Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. If confirmed, Haaland would play a central role in…