Obama Says No to Oil Leases, But Yes to Windmills, Off the Atlantic Coast

Susan Jones CNS News 12/3/2012

President Obama’s plan for the Outer Continental Shelf does not include any new oil and gas leases in the Atlantic Ocean over the next five years, but it does include windmills.

The Interior Department wants to lease nearly 278,000 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Virginia for […]

Yet another Obama Interior Department scandal unfolds

Michelle Malkin 11/26/2012

The fish rots from the head down. And boy, are things smelling extra-pungent at the U.S. Interior Department.

The book-cooking, brass-knuckle antics of President Obama’s loathsome cowboy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, have been meticulously documented on this blog, in my columns, and in Culture of Corruption. Salazar made headlines most recently with […]

Interior Dept. faces resistance in push for more public lands

“By locking up the Atlantic, Pacific and parts of the Arctic, the Obama administration is forfeiting the production of new American energy, the creation of over a million new American jobs and the generation of new revenue.”

~Congressman Doc Hastings

Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Newspapers 2/15/2012

It’s cost $15 to shoot a […]

Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules

Mead Gruver Associated Press via MSNBC 8/12/2011

A judge on Friday threw out Obama administration rules that sought to slow down expedited environmental review of oil and gas drilling on federal land.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled in favor of a petroleum industry group, the Western Energy Alliance, in its lawsuit against the federal […]

Gore: Climate skeptics peddle ‘bulls–t’

Ben Geman The Hill 8/8/2011

Al Gore is using this hot summer to turn up the heat on climate skeptics.

The former vice president angrily denounced “bulls–t” from climate skeptics whom he accused of emulating the disinformation tactics once used by the tobacco industry.

Real Aspen reported on Gore’s comments at an Aspen Institute forum […]

Critics Assail Salazar’s Oil-Production Statistics

Phil Taylor The New York Times 3/4/2011

Republicans and oil-state Democrats are challenging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s comments this week that oil and gas production in the United States has increased even as permitting for deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico remains at a virtual standstill.

While Interior on Monday issued the first deepwater […]