Advocates cry foul over DOI’s offshore lease-sale claims

December 14, 2021
Some environmentalists are crying foul over what they say are the Interior Department’s (DOI) conflicting legal arguments about whether it was required to hold a controversial offshore oil and gas lease sale last month in the Gulf of Mexico. “The administration has been misleading on this, to put it mildly. It’s very disappointing,” Thomas Meyer, national organizing manager of Food and Water Watch, told The Guardian . “They didn’t have to hold this sale, and they didn’t have...

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