Plan would ex­pand oil drilling in Arc­tic, At­lantic

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Washington — The Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion is tak­ing steps to ex­pand oil drilling in the Arc­tic and At­lantic oceans as Pres­i­dent Trump con­tin­ues to push for U.S. “en­ergy dom­i­nance” in the global mar­ket.

The In­te­rior De­part­ment said Thurs­day it is rewrit­ing a five-year drilling plan es­tab­lished by the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion, with an eye to­ward open­ing ar­eas in the Arc­tic and At­lantic oceans that now are off-lim­its to drilling.

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