Mo Linquist holds an anti-drilling sign on the boardwalk in Kure Beach in January 2016. The Obama administration last year withdrew its plan to permit oil and gas drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast, yielding to an outpouring of opposition from coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia. But President Donald Trump has put drilling off the coast of North Carolina back in play with an executive order that calls for drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean.
Mo Linquist holds an anti-drilling sign on the boardwalk in Kure Beach in January 2016. The Obama administration last year withdrew its plan to permit oil and gas drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast, yielding to an outpouring of opposition from coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia. But President Donald Trump has put drilling off the coast of North Carolina back in play with an executive order that calls for drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. TRAVIS DOVE NYT
Mo Linquist holds an anti-drilling sign on the boardwalk in Kure Beach in January 2016. The Obama administration last year withdrew its plan to permit oil and gas drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast, yielding to an outpouring of opposition from coastal communities from Virginia to Georgia. But President Donald Trump has put drilling off the coast of North Carolina back in play with an executive order that calls for drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. TRAVIS DOVE NYT

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