The Transylvania Times -

Why Florida And Not N.C.?


January 25, 2018

On Jan. 4, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next steps for the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. Under that proposal, areas off the east and west coasts of the United States would be opened for oil and gas exploration and development.

Nor surprisingly, many state officials in the potentially affected states, as well as some of their Congressional representatives, such as Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, expressed their opposition to the decision. That opposition was refueled just five days later on Jan. 9 when Zinke, after meeting with Florida...

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