Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Heading out the door, Obama bans offshore drilling in Atlantic, Arctic Oceans

He’s only got a few weeks left to damage America’s energy independence. Obama needs to work fast, and he is. Ever the creative one, Obama has found a way to twist the original intent of a law passed in 1953 to enact bans on offshore drilling in massive sections of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. The law was never intended to facilitate any such action, as The Hill explains, but since when does Obama consider himself constrained by the law?

Obama will use a section of the 1953 Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to implement the protections, Bloomberg and The New York Times reported, citing...Read More HERE

1 comment:

  1. This can be overturned, but it's just another display of his pettiness.