Washington Times | Obama permanently bans offshore drilling in federal waters

 

Obama moves to block Trump, permanently bans offshore drilling in federal waters

Vowing that his successor won’t be able to reverse his actions, President Obama on Tuesday used executive authority to permanently ban new offshore drilling in federally owned waters off the Atlantic coast and in the Arctic Ocean. Mr. Obama used authority in a section of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, a 1953 law, to ban…

 

 



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