Offshore Drilling: Risky Job Killer (VA)

Decision due soon on Arctic Ocean oil drilling

Offshore Drilling Deadline Meets 11th Hour Plea (Alaska)

Groups spar over U.S. offshore drilling plan

Commentary: Coastal drilling is an option we must keep open (CA)
Notice how pro-drilling comments are often from inland areas? Visalia is in CA’s Central Valley, far from the coast.

Bishop Urges Expansion of Offshore Drilling
And here’s a Congressman from Utah pushing for more offshore drilling. I guess he doesn’t have to worry about his beaches getting oiled.

Vitter urges no delays in offshore oil drilling
OK, so Vitter is from a coastal state (LA), but perhaps he feels they don’t have anything left to lose.