Category Archives: Energy

Obama Concedes GOP Argument on Oil, Plans to Open Public Lands to Drilling

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Facing voter rage over record high gas prices and complaints from Republicans and business leaders that his administration is preventing new development of domestic energy resources, President Obama conceded the GOP’s argument and announced Saturday that … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Bans Offshore Oil Drilling in Eastern Gulf of Mexico for Five Years

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 They say even a broken clock is correct twice a day. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that the Obama administration will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the … Continue reading

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Despite Gulf Disaster, Seven New Drilling Permits Issued

Monday, May 24, 2010 If you thought the oil disaster would slow or even halt new oil projects in Gulf of Mexico, then think again. Interior Secretary Salazar reiterated that his agency has no intentions of stopping all new oil … Continue reading

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