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Offshore drilling proposal threatens America’s coasts and marine wildlife

Bidding for offshore oil and gas leases could begin as early as 2019 in almost all federal waters under a new Trump administration proposal. Environment America denounced the plan, which would open vast new areas of the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans and the Gulf of Mexico to drilling.  “Oil and gas drilling is an inherently dirty and dangerous business. There is simply no safe way to drill,” said Doug Phelps, of Environment America.   Read more...



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