04 Jan '18, 6pm

Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil

Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil

News Climate & Energy Fossil Fuels Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil Trump Administration to open oceans for corporate polluters to drill for oil January 4, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump Administration is expected to announce today that areas of the outer continental shelf (OCS) will be opened for oil drilling leases, according to reports. This shortsighted effort to re-open offshore drilling in the federal waters is a glaring example of how Big Oil has its claws dug deep into our nation’s halls of power. Last year, Friends of the Earth filed a complaint against the U.S. Department of the Interior in the U.S. federal District Court in Washington, D.C., for violating the Freedom of Information Act by failing to turn over documents related to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s review of six national monuments, including Northeast C...

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