Oil drilling off Va. coast delayed
Federal officials announced Thursday that they will delay drilling for oil and natural gas off Virginia's coast. Companies were expected to start bidding to start work as early as next year. The decision announced by the U.S. Interior Department leaves it unclear when drilling will start. Virginia was expected to be one of the first states on the East Coast to start drilling after President Obama lifted a moratorium in March.
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-- Anita Kumar
Washington Post editors
| May 6, 2010; 2:48 PM ET
Categories: Virginia | Tags: Barack Obama, Energy, Natural gas, Oil and Gas, Virginia
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