The Obama administration’s proposal for 10 auctions of drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico, three targeting Arctic waters and one of Atlantic acreage is alienating both environmentalists and the oil industry.
President Obama’s two-mile ride to Capitol Hill and back home to the White House tonight after the State of the Union address will be considered carbon-free thanks to an environmental advocacy group. (Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)
Oil industry leaders and their Capitol Hill allies hope the president will stress the importance of domestic energy production during his State of the Union speech tonight. (Photo: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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