04 Jan '18, 10pm

Trump Moves to Open 90 Percent of Our Coastal Waters to Oil Drilling

Trump Moves to Open 90 Percent of Our Coastal Waters to Oil Drilling

The administration’s new five-year offshore drilling plan puts polluter profits over the public good—and risks another BP oil spill–style disaster. iStock President Trump has launched the most sweeping industrial assault in history on our oceans, marine life, coasts and all they support, proposing to expose nearly all U.S. waters to the risk of another BP oil spill–style disaster. In a move that would put every American coastal community at risk, Trump proposed today to hand over vast reaches of waters currently protected from drilling—in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans—to the oil and gas industry. If Trump gets his way, iconic fishing grounds like George’s Bank, treasured recreational waters like the Florida Straits, and critical marine-breeding areas like those off the California coast would be exposed to the dangers of blowouts, e...

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