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House Republicans Vote for Risky Drilling and Less Safety

Last month I highlighted a draft bill floated by House Republicans which would have gone further than any recent drilling proposal we’ve seen, and secure the Trump administration’s assault

North Carolina Joins Offshore Drilling Opposition

There’s been no small amount of pushback to President Trump’s recently announced plan to expose all our coasts to risky offshore drilling. But today another shoe dropped.

Opposition to Offshore Drilling Comes in Bipartisan Wave

The Federal Government just spent three years painstakingly assessing the nation’s offshore drilling policies, following the dictates of the law governing management of our public coastal waters.

Trump Admin Tears up Drilling Plan: Eyes Opening our Coasts

The Trump administration has announced that early next week it will launch the planning process for a new Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program, with the goal of effectively tearing up the Obama Ad

Trump Acts Quickly to Open Our Coasts to Offshore Drilling

If you thought Earth Day would give President Trump and his administration pause in their ongoing assault on our environment and health, you were wrong.