NATIONAL

Offshore oil won’t reduce prices
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bs-ed-0408-readers-respond-offshore-oil-20100407,0,7772245.story

ALASKA

MMS Withheld Offshore Drilling Data, Hindered Risk Analyses in Alaska
http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/04/07/07greenwire-gao-audit-mms-withheld-offshore-drilling-data-h-3483.html

CALIFORNIA – multiple articles on the “new” PXP T-ridge project

Anti-drilling groups set to announce agreement on Santa Barbara County’s offshore oil
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2010/04/06/1094000/anti-drilling-groups-santa-barbara.html

New Oil Drilling Plan
http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=29257

Oil Drilling Deal, Act III
http://blogs.kqed.org/capitalnotes/2010/04/07/oil-drilling-deal-act-iii/
A PDF of the 28-page agreement is here. You can also check out the T-Ridge page on EDC’s website

Calif. conservationists, oil company strike deal
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100407/ap_on_bi_ge/us_well_oiled_environmentalists

FLORIDA

Florida’s U.S. Reps oppose Obama’s offshore oil drilling plan
http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/04/07/1567138/florida-reps-oppose-obamas-offshore.html

GEORGIA

Locals see need for offshore oil production
http://www.bryancountynews.net/news/article/5588/
“However, some experts have expressed concern drilling off the East Coast and Gulf Coast could impact marine life or the Floridan aquifer, a source of fresh drinking water for large areas of the Southeast. The aquifer lies underneath 100,000 square miles of land stretching from South Carolina and Georgia across Florida to Alabama and Mississippi.”

NORTH CAROLINA

NC Senate hopefuls diverge from Obama on drilling
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9ETNM6O1.htm