June 25th, 2010
06:43 PM ET
10 years ago

DOJ asks court to keep moratorium in place during appeal


New boom was placed in the water in Cocodrie, Louisiana Thursday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

(CNN) - The U.S. Department of Justice has a filed a motion asking the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to stay, pending appeals, a district court judge's order blocking the government's moratorium on deepwater drilling.

Filed under: Energy • Obama administration
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  1. GI Joe

    ha ha ha

    my judge (not invested in BP) is stronger than your judge (invested heavily in BP)

    ha ha ha ha ha

    June 25, 2010 06:55 pm at 6:55 pm |
  2. GI Joe

    the GObP senate voted against unemployment - let's see how the GObP workers feel about that.

    June 25, 2010 06:57 pm at 6:57 pm |
  3. samantha

    Obama has such a ego, He can not stand that someone tells him no. Lets not forget, the 8 experts said there was no reason to have a moratorium, obama basically lied about what the experts said.

    June 25, 2010 07:27 pm at 7:27 pm |