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3/31/2019 Member News
Alaska judge blocks Trump's executive order, restores offshore drilling ban in Arctic Ocean

Alaska judge blocks Trump's executive order, restores offshore drilling ban in Arctic Ocean

By USA Today

A federal judge on Friday delivered a blow to the Trump administration’s effort to expand offshore drilling, restoring bans in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean.

In Alaska, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason threw out President Donald Trump's 2017 executive order overturning Obama-era restrictions.

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/03/31/offshore-drilling-alaska-judge-blocks-trump-administration/3327715002/