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Learn more about Oil Drilling
In 1990 President George H.W. Bush passed an executive order banning all offshore drilling in U.S. coastal waters. In response to rising gas prices in 2008 President George W. Bush lifted the ban. Currently, there are 3,500 offshore oil rigs, 79 of which are deep water wells. See recent oil drilling news
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Incentivize the private sector to develop alternative forms of energy and end all offshore oil drilling. 5 years ago from a Green in Machias, ME
We should open up the thousands of the gas and oil wells that have been capped over the years. I used to work in the oil field and I know that there is enough gas and oil in the United States to last the world thousands of years. 5 years ago from a Republican in Altoona, IA
Improve the technology first. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Philadelphia, PA
Ont know. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Old Town, ME
Why is this an option? Who are you people and why did you START doing this?. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Potwin, KS
Allow the expansion of oil drilling in southern Canada and North Dakota. Become energy dependant and tell the middle east to keep their oil and go to hell. 5 years ago from a Republican in Independence, MO
Yes, where environmentally safe and appropriate. 5 years ago from a Republican in Paris, TN
We have enough resources in our country to make our own energy to not have to rely on foreign countries for our energy. 5 years ago from a Republican in Barre, VT
Do you remember the oil spill? It killed and injured thousands of innocent animals. It suffocated them, and poisoned their stomachs with oil. It caused families of water animals to become weak and drown from the spill. If you looked at what the spill did... 5 years ago from a Republican in Laconia, NH
Yes but put a cap on how many oil wells are allowed per year. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Carnegie, PA
With extremely strict environmental, technical, structural, and operational oversight by the Federal government, it can be done safely, however the penalties for damages to the environment need to be FAR higher. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Raritan, NJ
More investigation needs to be done regarding this matter. Because I don't know how much of our actual supply is currently being supplied by off shore drilling.....& Can it be environmentaly Safe ??. 5 years ago from a Republican in Potwin, KS
Oil is poison wherever it is, millions of gallons leak from the ocean floor naturally. If we burn it we are at least returning the base components like carbon to the environment. And we might as well keep fuel costs low while replacement clean technology... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Elfers, FL
No, we should end off-shore drilling- it clearly has a terrible impact on the environment. Incentivize schmentivize, energy companies should be smart enough to invest in exploring alternative energy sources. The government should be working with... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Ingomar, PA
Yes, the more oil we can gain, the less it will cost. Supply and Demand. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Douglassville, PA
Yes, but not yet. As worldwide reserves dwindle with time, our offshore supplies will become strategic and economic assets of immesurable value. While we have the wealth to purchase this irreplaceble resource form sources abroad, let us do so, then make... 5 years ago from a Republican in Potwin, KS
Yes, but oil spill cleanup should not be a tax break, this should be an after-tax deduction from profits on top of all costs for the cleanup and compensation. 5 years ago from a Green in Huntingdon, PA