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Erskine Bowles on Energy & Oil


Ban drilling off U.S. coast and tap U.S. energy sources

I believe Congress must take action to permanently ban oil drilling off our coast and I will pursue such legislation. I want to make clear that I favor efforts to increase available energy supplies at home. We need loan guarantees and streamlined procedures to expedite construction of a pipeline to bring 30 trillion cubic feet of natural gas stranded on the North Slope of Alaska to the lower 48 states.
Source: Campaign web site erskinebowles2002.com, "Recent" Mar 7, 2002

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