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Feds: Minimal Impacts From Drilling Moratorium

There are 7 comments on the ABC News story from Sep 16, 2010, titled Feds: Minimal Impacts From Drilling Moratorium. In it, ABC News reports that:

The deepwater drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico has not increased unemployment in the region, says a new report from the Obama administration that counters the dire predictions of oil industry officials and Gulf Coast residents.

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Energy wise

Memphis, TN

#1 Sep 16, 2010
Minimal impact. Gas has only gone up in price by ten cents... so far.

Since: Dec 08

Kerrville, TX

#2 Sep 16, 2010
I guess minimal is the right word if put into the proper context of the total unemployment numbers. However I'd bet that "minimal" is not the correct word for the thousands that this ridiculous moratorium effects.
nuff said

Anaheim, CA

#3 Sep 16, 2010
sailorman2 wrote:
I guess minimal is the right word if put into the proper context of the total unemployment numbers. However I'd bet that "minimal" is not the correct word for the thousands that this ridiculous moratorium effects.
Exactly
I also wondered how many affected are private business owning there own boats etc. No unemployment insurance there, hence NOT in the numbers.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#4 Sep 16, 2010
gee....THERE'S a shocker!!!!!
CJP

Newville, PA

#5 Sep 16, 2010
How is that even possible?Sounds like another B/s sandwich they want us to eat and not even have bad breath over!
true

United States

#6 Sep 16, 2010
Feds, another word for poo poo
short trus micro bus

Claremore, OK

#8 Sep 17, 2010
ever seen a broke federalli?

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