04 May '11, 5pm

New drilling bills won't help with #gasprices but will make rules WEAKER then before the #Gulf #oilspill Read more

This week the House of Representatives will begin voting on a set of bills that would make offshore drilling rules weaker than they were before the BP oil disaster. I traveled to Louisiana two weeks ago and spoke to people still trying to rebuild their lives and businesses after the spill. It is unconscionable for lawmakers to call for a sweeping expansion of offshore drilling before they put stronger safeguards in place. And it is cynical for politicians to claim that more drilling will relieve high gas prices. More drilling only means more profits for the oil industry—not lower costs at the pump—and oil companies hardly need a boost right now. They are receiving billions in taxpayer subsidies and reaping record profits. ExxonMobil made nearly $11 billion in the first quarter of 2011 alone. On top of that, the oil industry is already drilling more than ever before, even w...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 03 May '11, 8pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 02 May '11, 1pm

This week, the House could vote on three bills to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. It is remarkable enough that the H...

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The House wants to drastically expand offshore drilling:

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grist.org 02 May '11, 9pm

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House Passes Bill to Expand Offshore Oil Spilling Oppose other 2 bills here #srfrdr

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treehugger.com 05 May '11, 7pm

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Even if we started drilling off every beach & coast today, that oil wouldn’t make it to pumps for 7 yrs #drilling

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nrdc.org 16 May '11, 7pm

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