04 Jan '18, 9pm

Release: New offshore drilling plan a slap in the face to Americans, but a gift to Big Oil

Contact: Janet Redman, janet [at] priceofoil [dot] org David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org New offshore drilling plan a slap in the face to Americans, but a gift to Big Oil Today, President Trump’s Interior Department announced a new 5 year offshore drilling plan which opens up 90 percent of the U.S. outer continental shelf to drilling, making it potentially the largest drilling lease sale ever. In response Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director of Oil Change international, released the following statement: “Today’s new offshore drilling plan reveals, once again, that Trump’s energy strategy entails little more than smoothing the road for Big Oil to get whatever they want. This plan is a gift to companies that want open access to our protected ocean waters and has literally no rational basis other than to curry favor with the oil industry. This is a purely politica...

Full article: http://priceofoil.org/2018/01/04/release-new-offshore-dri...

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