Interior Secretary Zinke: Florida Offshore Oil Drilling Is ‘Off The Table’

Interior Secretary Zinke: Florida Offshore Oil Drilling Is ‘Off The Table’

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The Trump administration will cancel plans to allow oil drilling off the coasts of Florida at the request of Gov. Rick Scott, seen in Doral, Fla., last year.

Zinke cites a request from Gov. Rick Scott and his argument that the state relies on tourism. Critics note the state is rich in electoral votes and other states also rely on tourism.

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