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Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules
08-13-2011, 07:04 PM
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Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules
[size="5"]Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules[/size]
[size="1"]MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press
Updated 06:02 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2011[/size]


CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out Obama administration rules that sought to slow down expedited environmental review of oil and gas drilling on federal land.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled in favor of a petroleum industry group, the Western Energy Alliance, in its lawsuit against the federal government, including Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

The ruling reinstates Bush-era expedited oil and gas drilling under provisions called categorical exclusions on federal lands nationwide, Freudenthal said.

Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/business/article/Federal-judge-throws-out-Obama-drilling-rules-1927203.php

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08-16-2011, 04:24 AM
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Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules
His agenda is being defeated in the courts......
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