Quotations on Drilling

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Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem. The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon, and this would be 20 years from now.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Change, America, Drilling, Energy, Now, Will, Years)

I will continue to work in Washington to oppose any efforts to expand drilling off our Coasts and to challenge my colleagues to adopt responsible energy policies.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Work, Challenge, Drilling, Energy, Washington, Will)

In reality drilling is the slowest, dirtiest, and most expensive way to solve our energy crisis.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Crisis, Drilling, Energy, Reality)

There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling.
- Elizabeth Dole
(Keywords: Work, Dependence, Doubt, Drilling, Now, Oil, Wishes)

Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap.
- Bob Graham
(Keywords: Technology, Negative, Ability, Drilling, Feet, Oil, Safety, Today)

If we don't act, drilling will be allowed only 3 miles off Florida's east coast beaches.
- Ric Keller
(Keywords: Act, Drilling, Will)

But for the children of the poorest people we're stripping the curriculum, removing the arts and music, and drilling the children into useful labor. We're not valuing a child for the time in which she actually is a child.
- Jonathan Kozol
(Keywords: Time, Music, People, Children, Curriculum, Drilling, Labor)

Drilling in ANWR fails to lower energy prices today and sets no long term energy strategy for tomorrow.
- Dan Lipinski
(Keywords: Strategy, Drilling, Energy, Today, Tomorrow)

I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
- Jim Ramstad
(Keywords: Conscience, Drilling, Legislation, Oil, Open, Vote, Wildlife)

Simply put, drilling in ANWR would be expensive, environmentally devastating, and would do very little to fix our energy crisis or to bring down the price of oil and gasoline.
- Allyson Schwartz
(Keywords: Crisis, Drilling, Energy, Oil)

Writing the story of your own life is a bit like drilling your own teeth.
- Gloria Swanson
(Keywords: Life, Drilling, Writing)









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