O’Rourke might halt new oil and gas drilling on federal land

O’Rourke might halt new oil and gas drilling on federal land

(Commentary: Make offshore oil a litmus test for 2020 election, April 24, 2019, Charleston Post and Courier)

Washington Post
April 25, 2019

By Scott Sonner | AP

RENO, Nev. — Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke said Thursday he’s willing to consider a moratorium on new leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands as a way to help combat climate change.

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