President Joe Biden’s new moratorium on oil and gas lease sales will indefinitely postpone all lease sales previously scheduled under the Trump administration for both onshore acreage and for parcels in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the Interior Department confirmed. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The executive order specifically postpones — and potentially cancels — a March lease sale for the deepwater Gulf as well as March sales in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Montana. The order also applies to an April lease sale in New Mexico, which is the state potentially most impacted by the moratorium. The moratorium, which has no time limit, will continue during a new review of fossil fuel leasing and permitting […]