MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Several groups and individuals were quick to provide reactions to the Obama administration's decision to not allow oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter, declaring that the administration's next five-year offshore drilling plan "protects the Atlantic for future generations."
The South Environmental Law Center released the following statement:
Three congressmen who are co-chairs of the Atlantic Offshore Energy Caucus jointly released this statement:
Oceana, an international advocacy organization focused on ocean conservation, "declared victory" with this statement: