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Historic Petition Urges Obama to Halt All New Offshore Fossil Fuel Leases


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Historic Petition Urges Obama to Halt All New Offshore Fossil Fuel Leases

WASHINGTON - More than 45 climate, conservation, indigenous and coastal organizations representing the major coastal regions of the United States filed a legal petition today calling on President Obama to align U.S. energy policy with his climate goals by issuing an executive order to end new oil and gas lease auctions in federally controlled oceans — including the Arctic, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

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