Offshore Drilling: Risky Job Killer (VA)
http://augustafreepress.com/2009/09/22/erik-curren-offshore-drilling-risky-job-killer/

Decision due soon on Arctic Ocean oil drilling
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2009/09/decision-due-soon-on-arctic-ocean-oil-drilling.html

Offshore Drilling Deadline Meets 11th Hour Plea (Alaska)
http://www.ktva.com/ci_13388333

Groups spar over U.S. offshore drilling plan
http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-Oil/idUSTRE58K4YB20090921

Commentary: Coastal drilling is an option we must keep open (CA)
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/article/20090922/OPINION/909220310/Commentary++Coastal+drilling+is+an+option+we+must+keep+open
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
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705331552/Bishop-urges-expansion-of-offshore-drilling.html
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
http://www.businessinsider.com/vitter-urges-no-delays-in-offshore-oil-drilling-2009-9
OK, so Vitter is from a coastal state (LA), but perhaps he feels they don’t have anything left to lose.