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  • Economic Benefits of Shale Energy Development in 2020

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the latest from virginia


Eighty-six percent of offshore energy is off limits from development, and the Interior Department's proposed offshore leasing plan does little to change that.

While the draft plan opens a sliver of the Atlantic coast to development, it's only one lease sale, and there's no guarantee [subscription required] we'll even see it happen, as Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told a House committee: