Trump said to advance seismic surveys for oil in Atlantic

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION Trump has taken a major step toward allowing a first-in-a-generation seismic search for oil and gas under Atlantic waters. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RICH PRESS
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION has taken a major step toward allowing a first-in-a-generation seismic search for oil and gas under Atlantic waters. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/RICH PRESS
NEW YORK - The Trump administration is taking a major step toward allowing a first-in-a-generation seismic search for oil and gas under Atlantic waters, despite protests that the geological tests involve loud air gun blasts that will harm whales, dolphins and other animals. The National Marine Fisheries Service is set to issue “incidental harassment authorizations” allowing…

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