Caving on Offshore Drilling: America Last

The International Association of Geophysical Contractors posted the above titled article on the IAGC website. This article begins as follows:

“A liberal judge just blocked one of President Trump’s most important reforms — one designed to create hundreds of thousands of jobs and keep our pump prices low.

Soon after taking office, President Trump opened America’s offshore territories to oil and gas exploration. And despite the current shutdown, the Interior Department has continued to issue permits for seismic surveying, the first step in locating those deep-sea energy reserves.

But on Friday, Richard Gergel, a U.S. District Court Judge in South Carolina, issued a nationwide injunction to prevent the administration from issuing any new survey permits during the shutdown.”

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