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Drillgate: Cover Up at Interior, Emails Show

by Vince Haley

American Solutions has been working the last several months with the help of the Freedom of Information Act (more background about those efforts here) to get to the bottom of “Drillgate,” the continuing saga of trying to find out from the Department of the Interior (DOI) what were the results of the six month long public comment period on the five year plan for new offshore oil and gas development.

Finally, as reported today in the Wall Street Journal, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the DOI delivered some indirect confirmation in its response to our FOIA request that pro-drilling comments surpassed anti-drilling comments by a 2-1 margin.

Read more at American Solutions.

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