Beware the Sirens of Big Oil (AK)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/riki-ott/beware-the-sirens-of-big_b_299809.html

Opinion: Bristol Bay should be cut from the five-year OCS leasing schedule (AK)
http://www.alaskajournal.com/stories/092509/opi_6_003.shtml

Florida lawmakers gather to debate offshore oil drilling in Clearwater
http://www.examiner.com/x-24773-Tampa-Populist-Examiner~y2009m9d25-Florida-lawmakers-gather-to-debate-offshore-oil-drilling-in-Clearwater

Offshore drilling supporter tells tourism agency: It’s safe (FL)
http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Business/Headlines/bizBIZ01092509.htm
Note that Rep. Dean Cannon is from Winter Park, FL (near Orlando) which is in the middle of Florida, far from the beaches on Florida’s Gulf Coast.