03 May '11, 8pm

@IS_Foundation @iansomerhalder @ISF_BY @NWF Stop the Dangerous Bills For More Drilling:

@IS_Foundation @iansomerhalder @ISF_BY @NWF Stop the Dangerous Bills For More Drilling:

Just a week after the anniversary of the nation’s greatest oil disaster, Congress is set to vote on legislation to open up virtually all federal waters to drilling, while cutting governmental oversight and safety measures at the same time. That’s sort of like telling the designer of the Titanic to forget about the icebergs and just build more ships. Full speed ahead! Unfortunately some members of Congress are in lockstep with oil companies that are pushing for faster and deeper drilling. Some such as Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington are making promises that expanding drilling will magically reduce gas prices at the pump. But facts get in the way of this fairy tale. NRDC President Frances Beinecke, a member of the presidential oil spill commission, recently blogged that not only will more drilling do virtually nothing to increase our energy independence, it will put our nati...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/rkistner/stop_the_dange...

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