Bill Nelson advises Tampa Chamber of Commerce to fight offshore drilling
http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2009/11/09/bill-nelson-advises-tampa-chamber-of-commerce-to-fight-offshore-drilling/

Gulf of Mexico oil, gas facilities shut by Ida
http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNewsAndPR/idUSN0926365120091109
Oil companies evacuate workers as Ida approaches
http://www.seattlepi.com/business/1310ap_us_ida_energy.html
But don’t worry, Florida. New oil rigs off your coast won’t spill oil during a Hurricane.

State panels studying offshore drilling (NC)
http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/text-29505-raleigh-align.html

Offshore oil drilling will not solve U.S. dependence on foreign oil or reduce costs
http://www.carnegieendowment.org/publications/index.cfm?fa=view&id;=24084
“Proponents of offshore oil drilling ignore reality—offshore oil reserves are too small to significantly impact world oil prices or U.S. reliance on foreign oil, explains a new paper from the Carnegie Energy and Climate Program. Offshore oil, which necessitates costly and environmentally dangerous drilling, would produce about 514 million barrels annually by 2030—less than 1 percent of global oil production.”