Friday, 30 November 2018

News Alert: Trump administration to let companies run deafening seismic tests that can kill marine life, a step toward oil drilling in Atlantic

The planned Friday announcement by the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of the Commerce Department, that it will issue the permits to five companies is likely to further antagonize a dozen governors in states on the Eastern Seaboard who strongly oppose the administration's proposal to expand federal oil and gas leases to the Atlantic. Federal leases could lead to exploratory drilling for the first time in more than half a century.
 
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News Alert Nov 30, 11:46 AM
 
 
Trump administration to let companies run deafening seismic tests that can kill marine life, a step toward oil drilling in Atlantic

The planned Friday announcement by the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of the Commerce Department, that it will issue the permits to five companies is likely to further antagonize a dozen governors in states on the Eastern Seaboard who strongly oppose the administration's proposal to expand federal oil and gas leases to the Atlantic. Federal leases could lead to exploratory drilling for the first time in more than half a century.

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