Category: Black Politics

The Trump Administration Is Pushing to Sell Offshore Drilling Leases, and It’s Tanking Profits for Taxpayers

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement/Flickr Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in US history, which included all available areas in the Gulf of Mexico, garnered only tepid interest from oil and gas companies on Wednesday. Industry and government representatives called the results encouraging and consistent. Critics…