wa–inslee-offshore drilling

Gov. Inslee wants Washington removed from drilling plan

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee is asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to remove Washington, along with the entire Pacific coastline, from a list of proposed sites for potential offshore oil and gas drilling.In a letter sent Thursday, Inslee cited the recent decision to remove Florida's coastlines from the proposed program, writing that "every state should be granted a similar opportunity to protect its marine and coastal waters."