September 8, 2020

Trump extends oil drilling moratorium off Florida coast

Jupiter (United States) (AFP) – President Donald Trump, normally an enthusiastic proponent of the oil industry, on Tuesday announced he was extending a 10-year moratorium on drilling off the coast of Florida, a gesture aimed at bolstering his support in the battleground state ahead of November’s election.”In a few moments I will sign a presidential order extending the moratorium on offshore drilling on Florida’s Gulf Coast and expanding it to Florida’s Atlantic Coast as well as the coast of Georgia and South Carolina,” Trump said at an event in Jupiter, Florida. The moratorium on drilling in t…


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