Trump Administration Calls Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Biggest in History

The Trump Administration announced that 33 companies bid Wednesday during its Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 250, which it has said is the biggest offshore lease sale in history. The administration said the sale generated $124 million for 815,400 acres of federal waters off the Gulf of Mexico.

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Environmentalists in Connecticut Protest Offshore Drilling

Connecticut activists who have teamed up with environmental advocates up and down the East Coast to oppose plans to explore and drill for oil in the Atlantic Ocean protested Monday outside a meeting for public comments on the controversial proposal.

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