WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will require environmental studies before approving any deep-water wells — adding a new regulatory hurdle that virtually assures that the government will not green-light any of those projects soon.
top offshore drilling regulator said he hoped the environmental reviews would add “weeks, not months” to the already slow deepwater permitting process.
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This administration has it out for the Gulf. Can be no clearer than this!!!!