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Offshore Drilling Ban Could Prevent Over 19 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Over $720 Billion in Damages

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2021 – An Oceana analysis released today finds permanent offshore drilling protections for unleased federal waters could prevent over 19 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions as well as more than $720 billion in damages to people, property and the environment. Oceana calls on President Biden to permanently protect our coasts from offshore drilling to ensure the future of our coastal economy that depends on a healthy ocean and help address the growing climate crisis.    “By permanently protecting our coasts from dirty offshore drilling and […]