1st Time Since 1958, Biden Will Not Offer New Offshore Oil Leases


Representative chuck fleischmann Republican Tennessee The Biden administration by the way did not give an explanation after it missed its own deadline to plan future oil and gas leases Interior secretary Deb haaland vowed during a Senate hearing on May 19th to issue a legally mandated program Outlining proposed offshore lease sales Legally mandated Over the next 5 years On Wednesday interior department spokesperson Melissa Schwartz confirmed the agency was quote on track To issue the plan yesterday Thursday But today Schwartz declined to comment on the delay in response to a Fox News digital inquiry The White House did not respond to requests for comment An announcement was slated to take place yesterday but was pushed back for an unknown reason Curious secretary Deb haaland is in charge of that building and charge of all these lands President Biden is hell bent on choking off American oil and natural gas production Senate energy and natural resources committee ranking member John barrasso of Wyoming said now he's fad to fail to follow the law and prepare a final 5 year leasing plan by yesterday's deadline That means the federal government will not offer any new offshore oil and gas lease sales This year This will be the first year since 1958 64 years ago This has happened

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