Skip to comments.Citing climate change, U.S. judge blocks oil and gas drilling in large swath of Wyoming
Posted on 03/21/2019 2:30:11 AM PDT by Libloather
BILLINGS, Mont. A judge blocked oil and gas drilling across almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and said the U.S. government must consider climate change impacts more broadly as it leases huge swaths of public land for energy exploration.
The order marks the latest in a string of court rulings over the past decade - including one last month in Montana - that have faulted the U.S. for inadequate consideration of greenhouse gas emissions when approving oil, gas and coal projects on federal land.
U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington appeared to go a step further than other judges in his order issued late Tuesday.
Previous rulings focused on individual lease sales or permits. But Contreras said that when the U.S. Bureau of Land Management auctions public lands for oil and gas leasing, officials must consider emissions from past, present and foreseeable future oil and gas leases nationwide.
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Plants and trees LOVE the stuff!
Since when are judges the litigants?
An Obama appointee. Also a FISA judge.
The administration should order the Judge to turn off the heating and cooling in his courtroom until they determine the impact the court is having on climate. Should only take a few decades.
bread and butter :)
Judges are supposed to decide cases according to law. Climate change is not law.
Leftists start with a lie that they consider a definitive truism (e.g. Climate change). This allows them to twist words to do anything because if you can not disprove their lie, they demand you accept it as true.
This is flawed logic but is their trick to fooling people and nefariously achieving their ends.
Or does he simply want Wyoming to be a theme park for coastal tourists?
Climate change is a religion. To them.
And check out the dates...
Rudolph Contreras District of Columbia / D.C. May 19, 2016 May 18, 2023
May 19, 2016 is the date Contreras was designated for FISA. Interesting timing, eh?
2023 is the expiration date for his term. But the 2016, nice timing.
There is no causal relationship between fossil fuel use and climate change. There soon will be a battle royal with true science experts presentation in court.
This may prove to be the case that breaks the back of the totalitarian climate change myth, just like the cases on evolution vs. divine creation .
Carbon dioxide is what helps turn plants green and they want to eliminate that from the “environment.” Carbon dioxide is called the molecule of life.
This is one scientifically ignorant judge.
A Federal Judge
Pitches fit and stamps his feet
A Toddler in Robes
Another black-robed Judiciarch.
I’d ignore him.
and a key player in the deep state coup attempt against Trump. He is close friends with Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
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