H.R.5519 - Gulf Coast Jobs Preservation Act

To terminate the moratorium on deepwater drilling and to require the Secretary of the Interior to ensure the safety of deepwater drilling operations. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To terminate the moratorium on deepwater drilling and to require the Secretary of the Interior to ensure the safety of deepwater drilling operations. as introduced.
  • Short: Gulf Coast Jobs Preservation Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Gulf Coast Jobs Preservation Act - Terminates the moratorium on deepwater drilling set forth in the Minerals Management Service Notice to Lessees No. 2010-N04, dated May 30, 2010, and declares without force or effect any suspension of deepwater drilling operations issued in connection with

Official Summary

Gulf Coast Jobs Preservation Act - Terminates the moratorium on deepwater drilling set forth in the Minerals Management Service Notice to Lessees No. 2010-N04, dated May 30, 2010, and declares without force or effect any suspension of deepwater drilling operations issued in connection with such moratorium. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to:
(1) act expeditiously to ensure that deepwater drilling operations are conducted in compliance with federal law; and
(2) identify additional measures to ensure the safety of deepwater drilling, based on the most accurate information available about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.5519

  • Hornbeck Offshore Services
  • Ensco Plc
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • Independent Petroleum Association of America

Organizations Opposing H.R.5519

  • Sierra Club
  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Ocean Champions




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