The House of Representatives approved a pair of bills Wednesday that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and extend a moratorium on drilling in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico near Florida.

“The two Democratic bills would ban drilling in areas representing 30% of recoverable U.S. offshore oil and gas reserves, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which opposes the legislation” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The House of Representatives approved a pair of bills Wednesday that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and extend a moratorium on drilling in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico near Florida.But the oil and gas industry is pushing Trump to expand drilling opportunities.
 
Source: washingtonexaminer.com



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