So what exactly are the offshore drilling plans, Florida senator asks

12 Jan 2018   Offshore

A Florida senator at the center of the debate over offshore drilling under the Trump administration said the Interior Department’s latest plans lack clarity. “The public has a right to know exactly what Interior’s plan is and it is unreasonable to expect Floridians to provide input on a plan that may or may not be the plan that your agency is actually considering,” Sen. Bill Nelson , D. Fla., said in a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke . Nelson’s letter followed the mid-week announcement from Zinke that Florida was removed from the plan from President Donald Trump to open nearly all of the U.S. territorial waters to drilling in a five-year plan set to begin in2019. […]

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