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BREAKING: Obama administration closes Atlantic to drilling

In an early Tuesday morning announcement on Twitter, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that for the next five years oil drilling would not be allowed in the Atlantic Ocean. [image: Screen Shot 2016-03-15 at 8.32.54 AM.png] A little over a year ago, the administration proposed an alternate plan that would have opened up a significant section of the Atlantic to drilling in 2021. According to national news sources, the decision was made due to competing ocean uses and opposition to drilling. *image of an offshore rig h/t TheConduqtor* #bootstrapped #news