FY22 Bill Sparks GOP Concern Over Oil & Gas Leasing, Livestock GHGs

June 29, 2021
A key House Republican is objecting to aspects of a draft fiscal year 2022 House spending bill that would significantly curtail the Interior Department’s (DOI) offshore oil and gas leasing and related activities, while opening the door to EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock. House Appropriations Committee Interior panel ranking member David Joyce (R-OH) raised both concerns during a June 28 subcommittee markup of the draft FY22 spending bill for DOI, EPA and several other agencies. “I am...

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