Congressman Carter wants Georgia excluded from offshore energy plans

Coastal Georgia’s congressman has come off the fence when it comes to offshore energy exploration.

After taking a wait-and-see approach since the Trump administration announced plans last year to conduct seismic testing and drilling for oil and natural gas off the East Coast, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, is asking that Georgia be excluded from the proposal.

In a letter to the Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, Carter cited a resolution the Georgia House of Representatives passed…


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