Tag: offshore drilling
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.
The loophole dates back to a 1995 law that urged companies to drill in the Gulf of Mexico by offering oil companies a break from paying royalties on the oil produced.
"This decision is the result of constant pressure from coastal communities, environmental groups, and elected officials who made it abundantly clear that offshore oil and gas drilling is dangerous, unwanted, and a threat to our economy and way of life."
#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s...
The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...
Intellectually bankrupt GOP, California cities pledge to oppose offshore drilling, White House revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director, and more.
"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."
“One thing we should all be able to agree on is that safety is of paramount importance, so preventing a study like this simply flies in the face of common sense.”
At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.
The Trump Administration has taken steps to open up the United States’ Atlantic waters to offshore oil exploration and drilling, sparking fierce resistance up and down the coast.
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