Posts tagged offshore drilling
Trump Just Remade Ocean Policy—Here’s What That Means

(National Geographic) Among other things, the new order shifts focus from the environment to business interests and takes indigenous voices off the table. Experts are concerned that the latest EO largely ignores the important balance between the many groups clamoring for their chance in the waves—oil interests, renewable energy, indigenous rights, coastal community needs, recreational fishing, and more. 

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White House Proposes Massive Expansion of Offshore Drilling

(Courthouse News) The White House lays out proposals for leasing 47 new drilling sites along US coastlines. California Governor Jerry Brown has responded saying California, Oregon and Washington will do “whatever it takes” to stop the “reckless, short-sighted action.”

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