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Jim Nicholson: Energy Exploration Backed by White House Benefits Florida and the Nation

When the Trump administration included waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in the draft version of its five-year offshore leasing program, it did so for good reasons.
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Expanded Offshore Energy Production Would Lead to Billions in Revenue for Florida, Study Finds

The Florida Petroleum Council released a study towards the end of last week showing the Sunshine State’s economy would see an additional $2.5 billion in revenue over 20 years through offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico. 
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Energy Exploration Resurfaces as an Issue in Florida

For Florida, offshore development in the federal waters could create more than 56,000 jobs by 2035 and could result in more than $2.6 billion annually in state revenues.
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