The Examiner on Energy

By March 8, 2007Energy

Good editorial in today’s Examiner on the various energy solutions pinging around out there. Here’s the crux of it:

“We have an estimated 112 billion barrels of crude oil reserves in U.S. oil sands and in offshore deposits, mostly in the Gulf of Mexico. That will power 60 million cars and heat 25 million homes over the next 60 years. Job No. 1 for achieving energy independence is removing regulatory roadblocks and encouraging the enormous investment needed to extract these domestic oil supplies.”

As they say in conclusion, “Only in the upside-down logic of official Washington would more government be seen as the solution to an energy mess essentially created by government in the first place.”

Click here to read the full editorial.