17 Feb '12, 3pm

House Approves Arctic, Offshore Drilling Disguised as Transportation Legislation

Press contact: Suzanne Struglinski, [email protected], 202-289-2387 or Bob Keefe, [email protected], 202-289-2373 If you are not a member of the press, please write to us at [email protected] or see our contact page House Approves Arctic, Offshore Drilling Disguised as Transportation Legislation NRDC: ‘It will only serve to feed America’s addiction to oil’ WASHINGTON (February 17, 2012) -- The following is a statement from Scott Slesinger, legislative director at the Natural Resources Defense Council, on the House approval of H.R. 3084, the “oil above all” component of the House Transportation package: “This radical bill will mandate oil leasing along every bit of both U.S. coasts, in the American West, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It will only serve to feed America’s addiction to oil. “Under the rule the House passed today, this bill is on a path to be co...

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120217.asp

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