Jindal urges expansion of offshore drilling (LA)
http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20090923/NEWS01/90923006/Jindal+urges+expansion+of+offshore+drilling

Perdue indicates she’s open to offshore drilling (NC)
http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2009/sep/23/perdue-indicates-shes-open-to-offshore-drilling/

The Era of Xtreme Energy
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2009/09/era-xtreme-energy
“We possess just two options for shortening this difficult era and mitigating its impact. They are both perfectly obvious — which, unfortunately, makes them no easier to bring about: drastically speed up the development of renewable sources of energy and greatly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels by reorganizing our lives and our civilization so that we might consume less of them in everything we do.”