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Rep. Joe Cunningham Sep 11
TODAY, the House is going to pass H.R. 1941, my bill that permanently ban offshore drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Here's what that means to me and to coastal communities across the country
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US Rep Kathy Castor Sep 11
Alert❗️We cannot risk another oil drilling disaster off our coasts. Today, the House will vote on my bipartisan bill w/ to make oil drilling moratorium off the coasts permanent. The moratorium is set expire in 2022, so the time to act is now!
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Rep. Ted Deutch Sep 11
Floridians don’t want drilling off our coast. As Pres. Trump tries to open our coast to drilling, Democrats & Republicans will stand against such a misguided and dangerous move. We deserve clean water and healthy beaches, not more oil rigs.
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Raul M. Grijalva Sep 12
Yesterday we passed and & ’s bills to from offshore drilling. Today we pass ’s bill to . This is history in the making. are working , not for Big Oil.
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James E. Clyburn Sep 11
In South Carolina tourism is a $22.6 billion industry and supports 1 in every 10 jobs in the state. Like every coastal state, we need to and our local economy.
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Rep. Donna E. Shalala Sep 11
Florida's pristine water and beaches are the beating heart of its economy. Handing them over to Big Oil for more drilling could destroy our industry and way of life. Today I'm voting for two bills to & I promise to keep fighting to put .
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Coastal Conservation League Sep 11
PASSED. Thank you, Rep. for your tireless leadership to . Joe's bill to ban Atlantic and Pacific offshore drilling just passed the U.S. House, 238-189
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Raul M. Grijalva Sep 11
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Rep. John Sarbanes Sep 11
Today, I voted to pass three bills that would protect coastlines in Maryland and across the country — and protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — from oil and gas drilling.
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Progressive Caucus Sep 11
. are pleased to support efforts to end offshore drilling this week.
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James E. Clyburn Sep 11
Tourism and fishing economies on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts depend on clean water and healthy beaches. Offshore drilling threatens that. It’s time to invest in renewable energy technologies and build sustainable economies.
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Defenders of Wildlife Sep 11
Thank you for your leadership in working to stop offshore drilling—which devastates coastal communities & causes oil spills that harm our wildlife—by introducing , the Coastal & Marine Economies Protection Act!
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Congressman Tim Ryan Sep 11
Trump wants to give the entire U.S. coastline to Big Oil. Coastal drilling threatens beaches, businesses, communities, and ways of life. I support protecting coastal communities from Big Oil and President Trump.
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Natural Resources Committee Sep 11
Up to 167,600 turtles were killed in the BP oil spill that spewed more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. We’re not going to let that happen again. are voting to from offshore drilling today.
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On Capitol Hill Sep 11
BREAKING: The House has passed the two bills to from the Trump admin's plan to turn our oceans into gas stations. Still, Gulf coast & Arctic communities bear the dual burdens of the oil industry’s pollution and climate change. We must act to protect our oceans.
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James E. Clyburn Sep 11
This administration puts America’s coastal communities at risk of oil spills and environmental degradation by promoting new offshore drilling. I’m proud to support ’s bill to permanently end offshore drilling by our coasts.
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Sierra Club Sep 11
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bills banning offshore drilling in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and Florida’s Gulf Coast. Our statement:
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Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Sep 11
An oil spill off our coast could kill our coral reefs and our tourism industry. South Florida’s ecosystem depends on preventing oil spills. Proud to join and to pass this bipartisan bill to !
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Zach Pippin Sep 13
Dolphins swimming past kayakers paddling in the creek that meanders through the marsh between Bowen’s Island and Folly Beach is the perfect backdrop for a bi-partisan press conference affirming South Carolina’s opposition to offshore drilling.
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Oceana Sep 13
Thank you, for joining both Republicans and your fellow Democrats to vote in favor of bipartisan bills to permanently ban the expansion of offshore oil drilling along the U.S. Atlantic, Pacific and Florida Gulf coasts.
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