White House to appeal block on drilling moratorium

The order, filed yesterday by Judge Martin Feldman of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, prohibits enforcement of the moratorium by the Department of the Interior and the Minerals Management Service.

Speaking at a press briefing yesterday, White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs said: “We will immediately appeal to the 5th Circuit [the court of appeals with jurisdiction over the Eastern District of Louisiana]. The President strongly believes... that continuing t

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