“We are hopeful the Bureau of Land Management will reconsider its decisions to ignore the inequities and injustices inherent to its oil and gas leasing program in Greater Chaco” said Ally Beasley with the Western Environmental Law Center. “This case provides an opportunity for the Bureau to correct one example of its systemically unjust treatment of Greater Chaco as an energy sacrifice zone. A new decision—and new decision-making process—for these leases could be a meaningful step toward truly ‘honoring Chaco’ as the agency has alluded to.”

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