Congressman Francis Rooney statement on amendment to prohibit funds for oil exploration and drilling in Eastern Gulf

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Congressman Francis Rooney statement on amendment to prohibit funds for oil exploration and drilling in Eastern Gulf, June 27, 2018 | Chris Berardi (202-897-7700) | comments

Washington, DC – Congressman Rooney stated, “Yesterday, I spoke before the House Rules Committee on an amendment to prohibit funds from going to exploration or drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (east of the military mission line) – this is an opportunity to protect Florida from the existential threat which offshore drilling poses to our tourism and recreational economy.”

Congressman Rooney’s full speech can be found via the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3wbXyl_FAM&feature=youtu.be

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