Biden vowed to ban new drilling on public lands. It won’t be easy.

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: November 19

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: Washington, DC

Publisher: The Washington Post

Author(s): Juliet Eilperin , Dino Grandoni

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Climate pledge to halt federal drilling permits faces legal and political obstacles.

One of Joe Biden’s boldest campaign pledges was to ban “new oil and gas permitting on public lands and waters,” part of a sweeping agenda aimed at curbing greenhouse gases that are warming the planet and threatening life on Earth.

Transforming that promise into reality, however, will be tough.

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