05 Jan '18, 3pm

Trump to open Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic to oil drilling

The move by the Trump Administration reverses an order implemented by the Obama Administration which blocked oil and gas drilling in 94 percent of the outer continental shelf, the American offshore territory between state coastal waters and the deep ocean . Such a reversal would mark a serious blow to former President Obama’s environmental legacy and could put coastal states at risk of an incident similar to that of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The expansion of oil and gas drilling has already met with bipartisan opposition. Republican Governor of Florida Rick Scott pushed back against the move, concerned on the effects that drilling might have on tourism. “I have asked to immediately meet with Secretary Zinke to discuss the concerns I have with this plan and the crucial need to remove Florida from consideration,” said Scott in a statement. “My top priority is ...

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/trump-to-open-atlantic-pacific-and-...

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nrdc.org 04 Jan '18, 10pm

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worldwildlife.org 05 Jan '18, 4pm

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desmogblog.com 06 Jan '18, 3pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 Jan '18, 9pm

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ucsusa.org 04 Jan '18, 9pm

WASHINGTON (December 21, 2017)—The Department of the Interior (DOI) has ordered the National Academies of Sciences, Engine...

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ecowatch.com 05 Jan '18, 4pm

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