Atlantic Coast Removed from Offshore Drilling Plan

The federal government did an “about-face” today, reversing a 2015 proposal to open up stretches of the Atlantic Ocean, including the continental shelf off the coast of South Carolina, for offshore oil drilling as soon as 2021.  We previously blogged about the proposal last year, noting that numerous environmental groups as well as local governments had expressed opposition to the idea.


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