• US officials move to ease Obama-era drilling restrictions

    9 days ago - By ABC News

    The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species
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  • US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

    9 days ago - By National Post

    BILLINGS, Mont. - The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species.
    Land management documents released by the U.S. Interior Department show the administration intends to open more areas to leasing and allow waivers for drilling to encroach into the habitat of greater sage grouse.
    Critics warned the changes could wipe out sage grouse colonies as drilling disrupts breeding grounds
    Interior Deputy Secretary David...
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  • US officials move to ease Obama-era drilling restrictions

    US officials move to ease Obama-era drilling restrictions

    9 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BILLINGS, Mont. - The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species. Land management documents released by the Interior Department show the administration intends to...
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