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Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006

Gwen Graham, David Jolly lead bipartisan fight to ban oil drilling off Gulf beaches

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U.S. Reps. Gwen Graham and David Jolly introduced bipartisan legislation in Congress on Thursday to extend the prohibition on oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico through 2027. HR 2630, which seeks to amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, extends the drilling ban — 125 miles off much of Florida’s Gulf Coast and as far as 235 miles in some areas – that is now set to expire in 2022. Graham, a Tallahassee Democrat, represents Florida’s…

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