Posted by: Bob Payne | March 30, 2011

Bills, Baby, Bills: New Legislation to Push Offshore Drilling

Frustrated by the Obama administration’s slow pace in restarting offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon accident last year, Republicans in Congress are proposing a range of bills to force the administration to accelerate the granting of drilling permits and open new offshore areas to oil and gas exploration.

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