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Study Details Energy Leasing of Public Land

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Study Details Energy Leasing of Public Land

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Study Details Energy Leasing of Public Land

Study Details Energy Leasing of Public Land

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A new environmental study says since 1982, the federal government has leased 229 million acres in 12 western states for energy development. The Environmental Working Group's study was based on 125 million records from the Interior Department. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep.