Despite Campaign Rhetoric, Biden’s Drilling Permits on Public Lands Outpace Trump’s.

The Biden government has approved drilling permits on public lands at a far higher rate than former President Trump, going back on his campaign promise to curb fossil fuel development, while gas prices continue to soar nationwide. Analysis of federal data shows Biden has approved drilling permits at an average rate of 333 per month. Under the Trump administration, the number of approvals was 245 during Trump’s first year in office, with an average of 300 per month by the end of his presidency. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) data analysis revealed that the Biden impact on New Mexico