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    House Committee Subpoenas Interior Department on Gulf Coast Report

    A House committee issued a subpoena on Wednesday, demanding documents related to the administration’s Gulf Coast drilling permatorium. Republicans on the panel say the administration’s refusal to turn over documents made the action necessary. At issue is a controversial report issued by the Interior Department to justify its 2010 ban on new … More

    Federal Judge Forces Interior to Decide on Drilling Leases

    Typically when someone buys something, that person receives some good or service in return. That’s not always the case when it comes to the federal government. The Department of Interior failed to issue leases after several oil and gas companies purchased them from the Bureau of Land Management. Consequently, the … More

    VIDEO: Victims of the Obama Drilling Moratorium

    In the midst of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, President Obama imposed a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling one year ago this week. What was supposed to be a months-long ban on Gulf of Mexico operations has dragged on for a year in what’s now been dubbed a … More