July 14, 2022
Source: The Hill
A common piece of counsel when responding to an emergency is to “never let a good crisis go to waste.” Right now, the oil and gas industry is certainly trying to parlay the war in Ukraine, inflation and high gas prices into support for more oil and gas development. Instead of using this crisis to justify more fossil fuel development, we should seize the moment and reform our leasing system to move the country toward renewables and energy independence as well as protecting our climate and public lands and waters.
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