The Obama Administration has just agreed to expand offshore drilling along the shore of Virginia, and to allow Shell Oil to conduct offshore drilling in the Beaufort Sea’s icy Arctic waters, using untested technology. Barack Obama has been an anti-environment President, in the pocket of corporations that profit from selling fossil fuel. He is not a decent choice for serious environmentalist voters in 2012.
While Barack Obama is visiting oil rigs and fossil fuel pipelines, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has been standing with the Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City, promoting the creation of a more efficient and sustainable energy infrastructure.
Barack Obama tells us to buck up, and then he promotes more offshore drilling and defends Don’t Ask Don’t Tell? What kinds of idiots does he think we liberals are?
Proving the point that while Barack Obama hasn’t kept most of his campaign promises, he has been out there, working hard on the most important things, like keeping the oil industry from looking bad.
Mary Landrieu prefers to continue a reckless policy when it comes to offshore drilling, but her cavalier attitude about America’s resources doesn’t end there. For the sake of a power elite back in Louisiana, Landrieu is eager to cripple the ability of the Obama Administration to do what’s necessary to bring the national economy back to life.
Four oil rig workers were catapulted into the water when their drilling platform was struck by wind and waves stirred up by Hurricane Malou.
BP has announced that, because of all of its mistakes in dealing with the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, which lasted for more than a quarter of a year before it was finally stopped, it is now much better prepared
There’s been another explosion on another offshore oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. We’ll learn more in the hours to come: it initially looks as though this rig wasn’t drilling at the time, making damage less extensive. Hopefully there is no loss of
Visions of Florida tourism, from VisitFlorida and from the Escambia County Health Department.
Come visit Louisiana – where you can pick up free oil on the seashore!
Replacing lawn with gardens and trees won’t cut the demand for oil as much as we need to, but it’s an important step in the effort to make sure that American shores never experience another invasion of filth from offshore drilling.