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Is Obama's new drilling plan "Trump-proof"?

Obama’s offshore drilling ban–“Trump-proof”?

In a historic move taken a month to the day before he hands over the White House to one of the most fossil-fueled administrations in U.S. history, President Obama answered the call of Native Alaskans, coastal residents and climate activists demanding offshore drilling bans, and stuck it to Donald Trump.

Obama banned all future offshore oil and gas drilling from nearly 120 million acres of land in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. The bans include a series of underwater canyons along the Atlantic stretching from Massachusetts to Virginia, and virtually all of the U.S. Arctic, including the entire U.S. Chukchi Sea and all but about two percent of the U.S. Beaufort Sea. Read more…


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