LNG permit freeze challenged by 16 states in lawsuit

Texas, Louisiana and more than a dozen other U.S. states challenged the Biden administration’s suspension of new licenses to export natural gas via ocean-going tankers, reports Bloomberg.

A lawsuit filed against President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Energy in Louisiana federal court on Thursday asks a judge to overturn the temporary pause. The action supported by 16 state attorneys general, argues the administration runs counter to Congressional intent and decades of policy. Read the entire story.