Climate study ordered for energy leases

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Climate study ordered for energy leases

Ruling affects 250 square miles of public lands
Equipment in the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah. A federal judge said Wednesday, May 29, 2019, U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration.

Climate study ordered for energy leases

Equipment in the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah. A federal judge said Wednesday, May 29, 2019, U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration.

Climate study ordered for energy leases

A petroleum industry storage tank borders a ranch, left, near a drilling rig, right, with the Front range of the Rocky Mountains rising up in the background, near Mead, Colo. A federal judge said Wednesday, May 29, 2019, U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration.