CEA’s David Holt discussed the impact banning exploration of the U.S. Arctic will have on consumers and energy users.

The final plan for offshore U.S. oil and gas drilling from 2017 to 2022 focuses primarily on the Gulf of Mexico and excludes the Arctic Ocean. “Today’s announcement removing yet more areas from consideration for offshore energy leasing over the next five years is a significant step backward that will only harm families and businesses across the country,” Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt said in a press release.

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