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January 10, 2018 - Last night, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that Florida is being removed from the Trump administration’s new draft five-year program (2019-2024) for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The announcement came only days after the Department of the Interior (DOI) outlined its plans to expand future oil and gas leasing to the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans, as well as the eastern Gulf of Mexico, offering the largest number of potential offshore lease sales ever proposed.
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