House Democrats Appropriations Bill For FY 2021 to Ban Offshore Drilling in Atlantic Ocean
The House Democrats’ appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 could ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The proposal is expected to be considered by the House of Representatives later this month.
For those that don’t recall, President Donald Trump signed an executive order back in 2017 to allow offshore oil and gas drilling along the East Coast. However, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., who represents the 6th district of New Jersey, included language in the appropriations bill that would prohibit the Secretary of the Interior...
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