Tag Archives: offshore drilling

Greens to Obama: Gulf spill should kill ‘Drill, baby, drill’; BP & Halliburton must be held liable for spill costs

Press release emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

President Obama must cancel his plans for Atlantic and Alaskan offshore drilling, and hold BP and Halliburton liable for the Gulf spill’s damage, say Greens

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on energy
policy, climate change, and related issues:

• The Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan,
June 24-27 http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com… Read more ...

Two fossil-fuel dangers threaten US public health & habitats: coal & offshore drilling, say Greens

Press release from GP.org:

Two fossil-fuel dangers threaten America’s economic health, public health and natural habitats: coal and offshore drilling for oil, say Greens on Earth Day 2010

• Greens demand an end to mountaintop removal mining, poisoning of water such as the Flint water crisis, lethal worker safety violations, and industry corruption and control over government policy

• Obama’s offshore drilling plans threaten Alaska and the Atlantic coast with public health disasters and devastations of natural habitats

WASHINGTON, DC — On Earth Day 2010, Green Party candidates and leaders said that coal and offshore drilling for oil represented two severe threats to America’s public and environmental well-being, and urged President Obama and Congress to reverse course on both.… Read more ...

Let’s look at the issues: Energy

This is the second post in the “Let’s look at the issues” series. In it, major issues and the major candidates’, being those who are on enough ballots to win the presidential election, positions on them are examined. The first one, on the War on Terror, can be read here.Â… Read more ...

Greens contrast energy and climate proposals with Democrats and Republicans

Press release from the national Green Party

America needs the Green Party’s solutions to energy and global warming crises, not the Obama or McCain plans, say Greens


For Immediate Release:
Monday, August 11, 2008

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

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Alexander gets behind Schwarzenegger on offshore drilling

Stewart Alexander, SPUSA vice-presidential nominee and Peace and Freedom Party VP hopeful, has come out strongly in support of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cool attitude towards John McCain’s offshore drilling plan. In an article released today, Alexander writes:

Speaking at a political meeting in Miami, Florida, the Reuters News Service, US reported Governor Schwarzenegger as saying, “Anyone who tells you that this will bring down our gas prices immediately or anytime soon is blowing smoke.”

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