81°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sat
85°
73°
40%
Sun
86°
74°
50%
Mon
85°
73°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Drilling ban analysis due out a month early

4 years ago September 27, 2010 Sep 27, 2010 Monday, September 27 2010 Monday, September 27, 2010 1:31:27 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press
Topics : Drilling Ban Analysis

The government agency in charge of offshore drilling will weigh in a month ahead of schedule on whether a ban on new deepwater wells should be lifted.

It's due to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in late October.

President Barack Obama imposed the drilling moratorium following the April 20 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
81°
69°
Sat
PM T-Storms
85°
73°
Sun
Scattered T-Storms
86°
74°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
85°
73°
Tue
Scattered T-Storms
84°
73°