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house Bill H.R. 728

To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey.

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Official Title

To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey.

Summary

This bill prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from issuing a lease, permit, or license for oil exploration or extraction on submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf that are located within 125 miles off the coastline of New Jersey.

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      house Committees
      Energy and Mineral Resources
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2017
    The states directly effected by offshore oil and gas extraction ought to be the primary decision-makers as to whether to allow it—not members of congress who may not represent the best interests of the citizens of that state.
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    Which will utilize all the resources of the United States and not be stopped by government Authority
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