Chris Barnard writes in The Wall Street Journal on the importance of offshore energy production.
- The Department of Interior’s offshore oil and gas leasing program is set to expire in June.
- If the Biden administration allows this to happen, we will lose significant funding for national parks and conservation projects.
- In Gulf states like Louisiana and Texas, offshore oil and gas production contributes billions to state budgets, supports countless jobs, and provides funding for local environmental projects.
- By extending the oil and gas leasing program, the Biden administration can protect our environment and bolster domestic energy security.
Read the full article here.