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Trump administration seeks to open up most of US waters to drilling

The Interior Department on Thursday unveiled a five-year draft offshore drilling plan to allow drilling in more than 90% of the Outer Continental Shelf, including most Pacific and Atlantic waters as well as the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. "Increasing offshore production would help keep gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel prices affordable for cash-strapped families and small businesses," said Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt.

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