Description: Challenge to the Biden administration's suspension of the federal oil and gas leasing program.
Western Energy Alliance v. Biden
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 01/27/2021 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed. Trade Group Challenged Suspension of Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program. Western Energy Alliance—a trade association that represents companies in the oil and natural exploration and production industry—filed a petition for review in the federal district court for the District of Wyoming challenging the Biden administration’s suspension of the federal oil and gas leasing program. The trade association asserted that the suspension was “an unsupported and unnecessary action that is inconsistent with the Secretary [of the Interior’s] statutory obligations.”