September 2

Legislature OKs Oil Drilling In Long Beach
http://www.knbc.com/politics/17359713/detail.html

Environmentalists to support oil drilling (Santa Barbara)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080902/news_1n2offshore.html

Oil is too valuable to drill
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2008/09/02/oil_is_too_valuable_to_drill/

August 30 – September 1

California State Senate completes final passage of joint resolution asking Congress to renew the federal waters OCS offshore drilling moratorium.
http://info.sen.ca.gov/cgi-bin/postquery?bill_number=ajr_51&sess;=CUR&house;=B&site;=sen

Drilling Poses Potential Threat to Florida Shores (Surfline article by Terry Gibson)
http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/congress-poised-to-lift-drilling-ban-off-floridas-gulf-coast-drilling-poses-potential-threat-to-florida-shores_18161/

Crude Realities (Africa)
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/031d2aea-7459-11dd-bc91-0000779fd18c.html?nclick_check=1

Drill Here? Why Now? (Newsweek)
http://www.newsweek.com/id/156364

Drilling for offshore oil a bad bet for consumers
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/letters/bal-ed.le.letters31a10aug31,0,5634049.story

For N.C., offshore drilling debate hits close to home
http://www.fayobserver.com/article?id=303154

August 29

Editorial: Offshore Drilling
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/20080829_Editorial__Offshore_Drilling.html

Florida’s Tourism Executives Revisit Offshore Drilling
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94027447

Oil Slick Kills More Than 200 Penguins (Brazil)
http://news.aol.com/article/oil-slick-kills-more-than-200-penguins/152202

August 28

Oil Me Once (Santa Barbara Oil Drilling Vote)
http://www.grist.org/news/2008/08/27/drillvote/index.html

Bartlett urges Congress to support offshore oil drilling
http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story;_id=202084&format;=html

When Congress returns, a practical energy plan awaits
http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/514889.html?nav=5004

August 27

Santa Barbara County supervisors expected to back offshore oil drilling
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-oilvote26-2008aug26,0,5800487.story

Decision on Offshore Drilling To Test New Nominees
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121978533892374097.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

One 400-Gallon Argument Against Offshore Oil Drilling
http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/blogs/shapley/offshore-oil-drilling-47082404

Bible reveals no coastline is sacred: Drill away!
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/localnews/content/local_news/epaper/2008/08/23/a1c_bino_0824.html


Surfrider – Oil Drilling Talking Points
http://www.surfrider.org/chapternet/files/OFFSHORE_DRILLING2.pdf


Surfrider – Action Alert
http://actionnetwork.org/campaign/drilling200806