President Trump will bar oil development off the North Carolina coast, building on a blockade he’s already created around Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, Republican Sen.
- Tillis, from N.C., spoke with Trump and was informed that the state will be included in a presidential memorandum withdrawing new leasing for offshore oil and gas development for the next 12 years, Tillis’s office says in statement
- Move would be an expansion of the offshore oil leasing moratorium Trump announced
earlier this monthas his campaign seeks to woo voters in Florida and boost Republicans seeking re-election
- NOTE: Tillis ...