Judge strikes down Trump administration’s offshore drilling decision

Judge strikes down Trump administration’s offshore drilling decision

A judge ruled on Friday that President Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean. The judge stated that presidents have the power under a federal law to remove certain lands from development but cannot revoke those removals. The American Petroleum Institute disagreed with the ruling.

Timothy
Timothy
pengersic 1
pengersic 1 1 year

How exactly can one president"lawfully" ban drilling, but another can't "lawfully" restore drilling?

The Real AY-MO
The Real AY-MO 1 year

Great, more activist judges...

A A
A A 1 year

Thank God for the courts especially when we have a ma in office who thinks he's an elected KING. The evisceration of democracy

Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

That's not how executive orders work, counselor. If one president is given the executive power to decide on permits, which is what Obama used for the ban, his successor can tell the Interior to grant permits. If Congress hasn't said otherwise it's his right. These judges need to be removed for blatant favoritism.

Vault Tec USA
Vault Tec USA 1 year

Excellent job by this judge

Ognar
Ognar 1 year

This is a seriously flawed decision, either an Executive Order can make decision about a particular matter or it can't; saying it is only relevant on one side of a decision is clearly partisan and illegitimate use of judicial power. This is why the courts are losing the respect of the citizenry in the same manner as the media has.

Starr
Starr 1 year

Something people denied Trump of doing that I can actually agree with; nice.

Jake Middleton
Jake Middleton 1 year

Remember this next time you all get angry about sucking up to other countries for oil lol

consistency
consistency 1 year

he has a proven record about not caring about anything other than money. he should not be allowed to make these decisions.

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 1 year

Thank you judge Gleason. There is only one earth.

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