Biden Halts Oil and Gas Drilling, Thousands Of Jobs Affected

Joe Biden halted oil and gas drilling on federal properties and in for 3 months which takes affect immediately. New Mexico politicians and even the Pipefitter’s Union are said to be surprised and disappointed with his decision due to the expected job losses and his promise not to ban fracking while running for president.

You get what you voted for. Not surprisingly, the National Wildlife Federation is supportive of Biden’s move. Here is a news report by a CBS affiliate in Denver, Colorado in which the Centennial State has a large oil and gas industry.

UPDATE 01/25/2020: A Native American Indian tribe out of Utah is very upset at Biden’s moratorium.