12 Dec Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?
“The debate on U.S. offshore drilling is ongoing in the United States.
The Trump administration released a draft in January 2018 proposing a massive extension of offshore leasing, which would make more than 90% of U.S. waters available to oil and gas companies.
Those in favor of offshore drilling state that it reduces United States dependency on imported oil, further reducing current fuel prices and leads to less trade deficit.
Opponents and many environmentalists are concerned about the dangers of oil spills. Oil spills in the past have led to decreased tourism and low income for fishermen, not to forget the catastrophic damage to flora and fauna. What do you think? Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?
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Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?