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In Precedent, 10th Circuit Requires Cumulative GHG Review Of Oil & Gas

February 7, 2023
An appellate court covering several major energy-producing states has issued a first-of-its-kind ruling requiring officials to weigh the cumulative greenhouse gas effects of approving oil and gas drilling in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews and to use a GHG budget, setting a precedent that environmentalists say is long overdue. Kyle Tisdel of the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) explains that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit’s Feb. 1 decision in Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment,...

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