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Oil leases paused again

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit undid a Louisiana federal court’s nationwide injunction that had halted the secretary of the interior from pausing the sale of new oil and gas leases on public lands and offshore waters. The lower court’s order and memorandum lacked specificity, e.g. when defining what “the pause” is, so it is vacated.

Read the ruling here.

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