We have learned a LOT since Santa Barbara, forty-one years ago. Offshore drilling is safe, clean, and it only makes sense to drill for oil right here at home....or keep dancing to OPEC's tune.
You folks need to accept one very basic fact: Petroleum based fuels are some of the most efficient fuels ever developed, and it will be many, MANY years before alternative fuel sources are ready for market on a scale to equal our gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel distribution networks. Your grandchildren will still be filling up at BP and Exxon.
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