Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking to ban offshore drilling from the state’s waterways. Cuomo unveiled a bill Friday that would bar any oil or gas collected from such drilling from being transported anywhere inside the state. The governor says he’s ready for a legal fight with the Trump Administration over the move:
Cuomo also cooked up a rather interesting way to combat federally-permitted offshore drilling, should it come to pass:
Trump Administration officials say there is very little chance of any drilling near the state’s coastline, as there are very little known oil or gas reserves in the area.