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Oil drilling in Georges Bank banned in energy bill
Boston Herald – United States
bill to ban drilling in national marine sanctuaries, including the Gerry E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, located off Massachusetts.
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US House approves offshore drilling
Boston Globe – United States
The final bill also excludes marine monuments and national marine sanctuaries from drilling. This summer, as gas prices climbed to nearly $5 a gallon in
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Kingman Atoll, MPAs and climate change
By John Bruno
In an op-ed describing the impact of the new the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Enric Sala (the Line Islands expedition leader) argued, “A national monument can protect against the
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Proposals for marine reserve sites sought
Statesman Journal – Salem,OR,USA
The controversial marine reserves — which have drawnstrong opposition from a number of coastal residents — would be areas within Oregon’s territorial sea,
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House Roll Call: How they voted on offshore drilling bill

By The Associated Press

The 236-189 roll call Tuesday by which the House voted to allow oil drilling off the nation’s coasts beyond 50 miles out if states agree.

 

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