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.