House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling

House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling

The House approved legislation Wednesday to permanently bar drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and extend a moratorium on drilling off Florida’s west coast. Lawmakers approved the Atlantic and Pacific measure 238-189, while the bill to block drilling in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida was approved 248-180. The bills now head to the Senate.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 5 months

Your 5 minutes are over Francis

WWG1WGA 5 months

Goes to the Senate to die. Also TRUMP would veto this nonsense anyway.

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 5 months

Why the pictures of polar bears??

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 5 months

You're fucked mate.

Oliver 5 months

It's like the Congress wants to increase gas prices for some reason. How many years have people been drilling and how many accidents?

Der Rikmeister
Der Rikmeister 5 months

This is like a tiny committee of activist students at an elementary school passing a "law" for vegan-only food in the cafeteria. No one is signing off on your virtue-signalling. The House is well aware of how this will go nowhere. Most of them who voted are also well aware that offshore drilling is necessary. They just pretend to most activists.

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 5 months

The senate will probably block this.

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