Barack Obama bans oil and gas drilling in most of Arctic and Atlantic oceans

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Barack Obama bans oil and gas drilling in most of Arctic and Atlantic oceans

Obama uses law that allows presidents to block sale of new offshore drilling and mining rights and makes it difficult for their successors to reverse decision

Barack Obama has permanently banned new oil and gas drilling in most US-owned waters in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, a last-ditch effort to lock in environmental protections before he hands over to...

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