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Obama moves to boost U.S. oil, gas drilling | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 1 comment on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jun 17, 2011, titled Obama moves to boost U.S. oil, gas drilling | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

The Obama administration, in an effort to show that it is committed to the development of U.S. oil and gas, announced yesterday that it plans to extend offshore leases affected by last year's ban on deep-water exploration and to sell drilling rights in Alaska this year.

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Cynic

Columbus, OH

#1 Jun 17, 2011
..."The real problem is the federal government's blocking and delaying of permits for necessary roads, bridges and pipelines needed to transport the energy out of the (reserve)."

Lease extensions and new lease sales does not mean that there will be more drilling. This is just more of Obama's meaningless political posturing.

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