05 May '11, 1am

Action Needed! Three New Offshore Drilling Bills Up For Vote #p2 via @ecosphericblog

I think it's time to look at the positive side of drilling for oil. America needs it's OWN oil. we simply cannot continue to rely on increasingly unstable middle eastern for our energy needs. Green sources of energy are not practicle now nor will they be for a long tome to come. Also I think the environmental movement should acknowledge their responsibility in the gulf disaster that is they insisted that oil drilling should not be done near shore so they forced the oil companies into 5000 feet of water to drill. It would be much easier to contain an oil leak in 500 feet than 5000 feet. In should also be remembered that oil stays on the surface of the water. When dispersant it used it kills the ocean Who was responsible for that? I think that overall the oil companies have done an excellent job of preventing oil spills until now. Without our own oil America will become an i...

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