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MD Enviro Group Appalled By Drilling Decision

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BALTIMORE (AP) A Maryland environmental group says it is appalled by President Barack Obama's decision to open the Virginia coast and other areas to offshore drilling.

Tommy Landers, Policy Advocate for Environment Maryland, says it is nonsensical to threaten the East Coast with spills when the country is working toward real solutions to oil dependence cleaner cars and cleaner fuels.

In a reversal of a long-standing ban on oil drilling off most U.S. shores, Obama announced an expansive new policy Wednesday that could put oil and natural gas platforms in waters along the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and part of Alaska.

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