Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites

SANTA FE, N.M.
(AP) " Lawmakers ventured thousands of miles from Washington to collect testimony Monday as advocates urge members of Congress to establish greater restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling near ancient Native American cultural sites in the Southwest.A research trip by the U.S.
House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources culminated Monday in a public field hearing at the New Mexico Capitol.Lawmakers were expected to hear from tribal leaders, top state [...]

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