Seismic testing for Atlantic oil and gas?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has unveiled an environmental analysis that could pave the way for seismic testing for oil and gas in the Atlantic.

The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, in releasing the review Thursday, specified in a statement that it does not authorize any geological and geophysical testing activities, "but rather it establishes a framework for additional mandatory environmental reviews for site-specific actions and identifies broadly-applicable measures governing any future" such activities.
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