TITLE

Offshore Drilling Takes Center Stage

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
American Gas;Oct2008, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the contentions and desires to expand offshore drilling for energy sources in the U.S. in 2008. It highlights that offshore drilling issue has been the major topic focused in presidential campaigns, revealing as well on the strong desire of Americans for a government action. It also discloses ABC news survey showing two-thirds of Americans prefer to find new sources of energy, gaining 63 percent of overall support among political parties.
ACCESSION #
34736939

 

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