Four big questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas leasing on public lands

By: - March 22, 2021 6:30 am

In this Dec. 19, 2020, file photo, Deb Haaland, then a nominee for Secretary of Interior, speaks after President-elect Joe Biden announced his climate and energy appointments at the Queen theater on December 19, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Haaland has since been confirmed as the Interior secretary. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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