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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

Sanford Co-Leads Bi-partisan Letter to Sec. Zinke on Offshore Drilling

May 16, 2017
Blog Post

On the back of President Trump’s Executive Order opening millions of acres of federal waters in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans to new oil and gas leasing, Congressman Sanford co-led a bipartisan letter with over 100 Members of Congress urging Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep these areas off-limits. In the letter, the Congressman and his fellow Members pointed out that a host of unintended economic consequences could come with offshore drilling activities.

For greater detail, please see the letter below. 

PDF iconZinkeLetter.pdf