Energy companies sue President for suspending oil and gas leases on federal land

A group of companies involved in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, is challenging President Biden’s executive order that would stop future land leases for those businesses.

The Western Energy Alliance (WEA) filed a complaint against the Biden Administration in U.S. District Court in Cheyenne, Wyoming on Wednesday.

The suit names the President, Acting Interior Secretary Scott De La Vega and the Bureau of Land Management.