Offshore Drilling Debate Revived In New England

Mar 7, 2018

A public hearing earlier this week attracted environmentalists, fishing groups, and many others who oppose President Trump's new proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic, including off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire. We talk with NHPR's energy and environmental reporter Annie Ropeik about the latest developments and what impact offshore drilling might have for the state. 

You can listen to this portion of our show, and find a transcript, here

Related Reading:

"Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling," from the New York Times. 

"Offshore Drilling Opponents Question Feds At N.H. Info Session," from Annie Ropeik for NHPR. 

"Maine fishermen, environmentalists join in opposition to offshore drilling," from the Portland Press Herald.