Cause and Effect

By April 2, 2008Energy

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) in a May, 2007, news release decrying high gas prices as “outrageous, and unacceptable”:

We are never going to fully protect our country from rising energy costs so long as we’re dependent on imported fossil fuels.

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), commenting on her legislation to expand the ban on oil and gas development off the northern California coast:

The only permanent protection against offshore drilling and exploration is through national marine sanctuary status.

Woolsey’s legislation passed the House Monday on a voice vote. (The bill is H.R. 1187.)

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