Pallone says battle against offshore drilling in a ‘state of limbo’

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS – Rep. Frank Pallone says that the battle against the Trump Administration’s push for seismic blasting and drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean is in a “state of limbo.”

This comes after the Trump administration’s appeal of a federal judge blocking it from reopening the Obama-era 5-year plan to make oil and natural gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean off limits.

As chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Pallone got the full House in June to approve his amendment in an appropriations bill to restrict funding for offshore drilling in the Atlantic …

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