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Biden issues 60 day moratorium on federal land drilling – despite saying he would NEVER ban fracking – after killing thousands of jobs by canceling the $9BN Keystone XL pipeline
- The Biden administration is expected to announce a temporary suspension of new oil and gas leasing on U.S. federal lands and waters on Wednesday
- President Joe Biden will make the announcement as part of a second batch of executive orders aimed at combating climate change
- The policy is an abrupt about-face from his predecessor Donald Trump who sought to maximize the country’s oil, gas and coal output
- Biden had vowed to ban new federal oil and gas drilling during his campaign for the White House
- The orders will impact large swathes of acreage onshore in mostly Western states, as well as offshore drilling acreage located mainly in the Gulf of Mexico
- It could lead to the loss of 2.8 million jobs directly linked to the industries
By Associated Press and James Gordon For Dailymail.com, 26 January 2021 |
President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands and waters, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change – but it will also lead to the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.
Two people with knowledge of Biden´s plans outlined the proposed moratorium, which will be announced Wednesday. They asked not to be identified because the plan has not been made been public; some details remain in flux.
The move follows a 60-day suspension of new drilling permits for U.S. lands and waters announced last week and follows Biden´s campaign pledge to halt new drilling on federally controlled land and water as part of his plan to address climate change.
The Biden administration is expected to announce a temporary suspension of new oil and gas leasing on U.S. federal lands and waters on Wednesday
The moratorium is intended to allow time for officials to review the impact of oil and gas drilling on the environment and climate.
Environmental groups hailed the expected moratorium as the kind of urgent action needed to slow climate change.
‘The fossil fuel industry has inflicted tremendous damage on the planet. The administration´s review, if done correctly, will show that filthy fracking and drilling must end for good, everywhere,’ said Kierán Suckling, executive director at the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group that has pushed for the drilling pause.
Oil industry groups, however, slammed the move, saying Biden had already eliminated thousands of oil and gas jobs by killing the Keystone XL oil pipeline on his first day in office.
President Joe Biden will make the announcement as part of a second batch of executive orders aimed at combating climate change
‘This is just the start. It will get worse,’ said Brook Simmons, president of the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma. ‘Meanwhile, the laws of physics, chemistry and supply and demand remain in effect. Oil and natural gas prices are going up, and so will home heating bills, consumer prices and fuel costs.’
‘In the first couple of days of the new administration, they are taking actions that will harm the economy and cost Americans their jobs,’ said Frank Macchiarola, a senior vice president of policy for the American Petroleum Institute. ‘We’re concerned, and everyone in the country should be concerned.’
A 2017 report produced by the American Petroleum Institute (API), a trade and lobbying association, suggests nearly 2.8 million jobs are directly linked to fossil fuels with a further 5.3 million in sectors sustained by the spending of oil and gas companies.
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