NPR

Trump Administration Puts Offshore Drilling Plan On Hold After Setback In Court

The Trump administration is delaying efforts to boost offshore oil and gas drilling in the wake of a recent court setback. The plans have been controversial, even in Republican-held states.

The Trump administration is postponing controversial plans to greatly expand oil and gas drilling off of the nation's coasts, following a recent setback in court and months of pushback from coastal communities.

Last month, a federal judge in Alaska ruled that President Trump when he

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR3 min read
In 'My Ideal Boyfriend Is A Croissant', The Heroine Is No Flake
Laura Dockrill's young adult novel stars a refreshingly direct, unapologetic — and occasionally crass — plus-sized girl who uses her doctor-imposed food diary to record her life and feelings.
NPR3 min readPsychology
How Microexpressions Can Make Moods Contagious
Feelings seem to spread contagiously between friends, partners, or groups. Why are we so easily influenced by one another's emotions? A new video from Invisibilia explains what's going on.
NPR4 min read
Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France
"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.