Governors’ Big Oil-assisted lobbying pays off in Obama’s Atlantic drilling plan

http://www.southernstudies.org/2015/01/governors-big-oil-assisted-lobbying-pays-off-in-ob.html

The Obama administration has proposed opening Atlantic waters to offshore oil and gas drilling after years of being lobbied by a coalition of coastal-state governors that had more than a little industry help. But a growing grassroots movement aims to keep the drills at bay. Image: here.) ” itemprop=”image” src=”http://www.southernstudies.org/sites/default/files/images/2017-2022-DPP-Lower-48-States-Program-Areas-east.jpg?1422467223” /> The areas in the lower 48 states where the Obama administration has proposed offshore drilling lease sales from 2017 to 2022. (Click on the map to see a larger version. For Bureau of Ocean Energy Management maps of other leasing areas, click here.) Appreciate this post? Please donate & share below. Donate » Tweet » Share » Email » Reddit » Image Caption: <p>The areas in the lower 48 states where the Obama administration has proposed offshore drilling lease sales from 2017 to 2022. (Click on the map to see a larger version. For Bureau of Ocean Energy Management maps of other leasing areas, click <a href=”http://www.boem.gov/maps/“>here</a>.)</p> read more

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