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February 24, 2014

McCrory, other governors press for seismic testing off coastlines

Gov. Pat McCrory and the governors of Virginia, Mississippi and Alabama met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday to press for oil and gas exploration off the coast. McCrory said the group, which also included officials representing Alaska, Louisiana and Texas, discussed seismic testing, the potential for federal-state revenue sharing and what areas might be included in the next federal leasing plan, for 2017-22.

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