Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 26, 2019

Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold 

NPR reports

The Trump administration is postponing controversial plans to greatly expand oil and gas drilling off of the nation’s coasts, following a recent setback in court and months of pushback from coastal communities.

Last month, a federal judge in Alaska ruled that President Trump exceeded his authority when he signed an executive order to lift an Obama-era ban on oil and gas drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

Read full story at  Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold After Setback In Court : NPR


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