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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Administration not honoring pledge to promote nuclear, offshore drilling

Administration not honoring pledge to promote nuclear, offshore drilling
The administration has yet to make good on the President Obama's January promise to find local sources of oil and gas and promote nuclear power plants, says this editorial in the Wall Street Journal. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has been stonewalling the leasing of oil-rich areas for offshore drilling, the editorial argues, while Energy Secretary Steven Chu is stalling on naming a permanent nuclear repository by convening another blue-ribbon panel. "The president says he wants new supplies of home-grown energy, but the government's actions suggest continuing hostility to oil drilling and nuclear power," the editorial adds. The Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704784904575112144130306052.html?KEYWORDS=energy+head+fake

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