President Joe Biden will propose a 20-year drilling ban for oil and gas in the areas in and surrounding Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, according to reports, despite soaring energy prices in the United States.
The president plans to announce his plan during the White House tribal nations summit on Monday.
The park is in the home state of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, a deeply personal issue for the former environmental activist. OP: and where my mother was from, and where my brother currently lives
“Chaco Canyon is a sacred place that holds deep meaning for the Indigenous peoples whose ancestors lived, worked and thrived in that high desert community,” Haaland said to the New York Times.
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