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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Obama Bans Drilling In Swathes Of Arctic, Atlantic Oceans

Weasel Zippers  "Of course. One final shot against U.S. energy interests."
HONOLULU — President Barack Obama has designated the bulk of U.S.-owned waters in the Arctic Ocean and certain areas in the Atlantic Ocean as indefinitely off limits to future oil and gas leasing.
The move on Tuesday helps put some finishing touches on Obama’s environmental legacy while also testing President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to unleash the nation’s untapped energy reserves.
Environmental groups hope the ban, despite relying on executive powers, will be difficult for future presidents to reverse.
The White House says Obama has used a provision in a 1953 law to ban offshore leases in the waters permanently.
President Trump will have plenty of help however: 

 Michelle Obama: “We Are Gonna To Be There For Our Future President”… "First lady Michelle Obama pledged Monday that she and President Barack Obama will do what’s best for the country and “be there” however needed to help Donald Trump succeed as America’s next president.

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