Trump’s Offshore Oil-Drilling Plan Sidelined Indefinitely
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Trump’s Offshore Oil-Drilling Plan Sidelined Indefinitely

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s proposal to vastly expand offshore oil and gas drilling has been sidelined indefinitely as the Interior Department grapples with a recent court decision that blocks Arctic drilling, according to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.

The ruling by a federal judge in Alaska last month may force Interior Department officials to wait until the case goes through potentially lengthy appeals before they can make a final decision on what offshore areas to open up for the oil and gas industry, Mr….

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