The Trump Administration has dramatically increased the amount of “US lands up for lease to oil and gas companies,” but it still wants more. The Bureau of Land Management is considering a proposal to “expand drilling into some of northern New Mexico’s last available public lands, threatening the desecration of sacred Native artefacts near Chaco Canyon while bringing in a swath of new public health risks to a place that’s already reeling from one of the worst Covid-19 outbreaks in the world.”

 

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