Washington Times | Obama declares vast areas of Alaskan coast off-limits to drilling

alaska-offshore-oil-200x200Obama declares vast areas of Alaskan coast off-limits to drilling

President Obama used his executive authority Friday to close more than 40,000 square miles of Alaska’s coast from oil and gas leases. The president’s order covering the waters offshore of Nome and surrounding St. Lawrence Island also create a 112,300-square-mile area, named the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, where a task force will be required…

 

 

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