Going Green

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

DOI Supportive Statement to OCS Drilling

As part of the Administration, it is certainly expected that the Secretary would support the President's decision. However, I do applaud the Secretary for his statement. He didn't have to say anything.

Developing these resources in an environmentally responsible manner is important to America's energy future. I hope that Congress will move forward and lift their ban as well.

On this issue, U.S. Senator John Cornyn is hosting "Energy Independence Days" with guest posts by the likes of Governor Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich and soon-to-come, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Head on over and join the discussion.

Secretary Kempthorne Statement on President’s Action Toward Expanding Domestic Energy Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today issued the following statement in response to the President’s announcement that he intends to lift the Executive prohibition on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy exploration:

“I applaud...(complete statement here).

Related: U.S. Senator John Cornyn has a guest post at RedState.

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