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US Trump extends drilling ban off North Carolina, Virginia

05:30  26 september  2020
05:30  26 september  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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RALEIGH, N . C . — President Donald Trump will add North Carolina to a list of southeastern states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said on Monday. Earlier this month, Trump signed a memorandum instructing his interior secretary to prohibit

Trump signed a memo effectively extending a moratorium on leasing drilling rights off Florida’s Gulf Coast, while also ruling out leases in Atlantic waters from Florida to South Carolina . Trump ’s offshore drilling move drew an immediate condemnation from conservationists as well as Biden.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had extended a ban until 2032 on oil drilling off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia, weeks after a similar extension affecting offshore drilling in the waters off Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

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"I'm extending the moratorium to North Carolina and Virginia," Trump said to applause at a campaign rally in Newport News, Virginia.

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Trump used the North Carolina stop to campaign against the state's restrictive coronavirus guidelines, as he openly flouted the Biden accused Trump of “conveniently” changing his mind. “Just months ago, Donald Trump was planning to allow oil and gas drilling off the coast of Florida,” Biden tweeted.

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to extend a ban until 2032 on offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico off The executive order, which would also expand the ban to Florida's Atlantic coast and to the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina , was met with an

The Trump administration, which has worked to expand U.S. oil and gas drilling and roll back Obama-era rules on pollution from fossil fuels, originally wanted to expand offshore drilling off many of America's coasts, including Florida.

But proposals for drilling off Florida prompted fierce opposition from tourism, real estate, and environmental interests.

The latest decision could help Republican U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, who is trailing his Democratic challenger, former state senator Cal Cunningham, ahead of the Nov. 3 elections.

(Reporting by Jeff Masson in Newpoer News, Virginia, and Valerie Volcovici in Washington; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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