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Offshore Drilling/California? Where Do California Members of Congress Stand on Controversial Trump Plan?

Offshore Drilling/California? Where Do California Members of Congress Stand on Controversial Trump Plan?

    The Natural Resources Defense Council is launching a new digital tool today to help the American people track where their governors and members of Congress stand on the Trump administration’s proposal to expose nearly all of our coasts to offshore oil and gas drilling. The following is a statement from Franz Matzner, Director of Federal Affairs for […]

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

The Trump Administration’s widely criticized plan to expand offshore drilling along virtually all of America’s East Coast, Pacific Coast, Eastern Gulf and Alaska waters imperils 68 national parks, national seashore areas and national monuments in 18 states, according to a report issued today by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  The […]

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

. By Paul Driessen Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama years, 94% of the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is off limits to leasing and drilling. Under the Draft Proposed Program (DPP) announced January 4 by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, over 90% of OCS acreage and 98% of “undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and […]