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Lawsuit Filed Challenging Approval of 6,000 Acres of Oil and Gas Leases in NM

Conservation groups, led by citizens from Carlsbad, filed suit today to overturn the Biden administration’s approval of nearly 6,000 acres of oil and gas leases in southeast New Mexico’s Permian Basin. Originally authorized by the Trump administration, the challenged leases were sold on January 14, 2021, just days before President Biden took office and announced a pause […]