Government Continues To Go Its Own Way On Energy — Offshore Oil and Gas But Not Wind

Government Continues To Go Its Own Way On Energy — Offshore Oil and Gas But Not Wind

According to Politico, the Trump administration is preparing to open the Florida coast to oil and gas drilling but will delay an announcement until after the November election because Republicans and Democrats in the state oppose drilling.

Why This Matters:  The Interior Environmental Impact Statement on Vineyard Wind criticizes the project over harm to an extractive industry (commercial fishing) due to the low fish population numbers resulting from climate change and overfishing by the industry.  What?

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