Obama administration clears hurdles for drilling off Alaska

Aired: 5/11/2015 | 0:05:13 | Clip
The Obama administration has essentially given oil company Royal Dutch Shell the go-ahead to start drilling off the coast of Alaska. Environmental groups have long warned of the dangers of doing so, but estimates show there may be as much as 22 billion barrels of oil and 93 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the area. Judy Woodruff talks to Coral Davenport of The New York Times.