House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Offshore Drilling

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will convene a legislative hearing titled, “Protecting Coastal Communities from Offshore Drilling,” including discussion on:
**H.R. ____ (Rep. Cunningham): To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior including in any leasing program certain planning areas, and for other purposes. “Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act”
**H.R. 205 (Rep. Rooney): To amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to permanently extend the moratorium on leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico. “Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act”
**H.R. 1149 (Rep. Van Drew): To prohibit the Department of the Interior from issuing certain geological and geophysical exploration permits under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes. “Atlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act”

Presiding: The Hon. Alan Lowenthal


Longworth House Office Building Room 1334
15 Independence Ave
Washington DC 20515

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