Katy Stech Ferek of The Wall Street Journal provides an overview of oil leases on federal lands.
- Roughly 25% of domestic oil production occurs on public lands.
- The Biden administration has made it harder to produce energy domestically by placing a drilling moratorium on public lands.
- American fossil fuels can play a key role in reducing global emissions by displacing dirtier sources of energy.
- To boost energy security for us and our allies, the Biden administration should open up drilling on federal lands.
Read the full article here.