Cochran Statement On Federal Court Ruling To Block Six-Month Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding a ruling Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman in New Orleans overturning the Obama administration’s six-month moratorium on deepwater offshore energy exploration.  The administration has indicated it will likely appeal the decision: