• The Post and Courier

HOUSE PASSES SC REP. JOE CUNNINGHAM'S BILL TO BAN OFFSHORE DRILLING, SEISMIC TESTING


A bill banning offshore drilling and seismic testing off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts passed the House of Representatives Wednesday - but mainly along party lines - as only a handful of Republicans signed on.

While the measure faces long odds in the Republican-controlled Senate, it was seen as a legislative success for its author, first-term Democratic US Rep. Joe Cunningham. {...}