Thursday, July 21, 2011

Oil Drilling News


Menendez, Lautenberg: Proposal to Allow Coastal Oil Drilling in VA Waters in 6 months is Dangerous and Tramples Neighboring State's Rights
"Drilling off the coast of Virginia would put New Jersey and its coastal economy at risk for an oil spill.  Cape May is less than 100 miles from Virginia waters and oil slicks do not stop at state borders."

Senate offshore drilling safety bill stalls amid revenue fight

Arguments over revenue sharing sink Senate spill bill

Restore the Gulf Act of 2011 Introduced in Congress
"Lawmakers have reached an agreement that could mean billions of dollars for Gulf Coast states in the wake of the BP oil disaster."