News & Public Affairs06/17/08 Mitch E. Perry
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John McCain tonight announced he wants to lift the federal moratorium on offshore drilling and allow individual states to decide whether to allow oil and gas exploration.
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is among the Democrats denouncing McCain.
McCain’s announcement comes as gas prices are at an all time, leading a majority in a new poll to agree with such a plan. But Nelson took issue with the way the question was asked.
That new poll is a Rasmussen survey released today that showed 67 p...Be the first to comment
06/16/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
Sen. John McCain today said he will urge lifting the two-decade-old federal moratorium on gas and oil exploration that covers most of the U.S. coast and let states decide whether to allow drilling. That opinion is a reversal for McCain, who has supported the federal ban in the past.
Speaking to reporters in Alexandria, VA, McCain said the U.S. must embark on a national mission to reduce its dependence on foreign oil.
Holly Binns, field director for Environment Florida, calls off-shore ...2 comments