Obama Continues Environmental Legacy by Banning Oil Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic

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With just a month left in office, President Obama is took steps to protect his environmental legacy by ordering wide swaths of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans placed permanently off-limits for oil drilling. Obama was joined in the effort by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  Back in March, the two leaders pledged to work together on environmental concerns.

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The order is seen as a preemptive move ahead of his oil-drilling friendly successor Donald Trump.

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