Gov. Henry McMaster talks about offshore drilling lawsuit

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters December 11 the state does not have plans to join environmental groups in suing the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, but stressed “nothing is off the table.”
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S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters December 11 the state does not have plans to join environmental groups in suing the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, but stressed “nothing is off the table.”

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