Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Offshore oil, gas restrictions draw fire from truckers

Restricting oil and gas development in U.S. waters is a "major setback" in the effort to ease dependence on foreign resources, a trucking advocate complained. Rich Moskowitz, vice president for the American Trucking Association, said the actions by Salazar dealt a blow to consumers and the U.S. workforce. "Restricting offshore exploration is a major setback for our nation's quest toward reducing our dependence on foreign energy sources," he said in a statement. "Limiting access to domestic oil jeopardizes the efficiency of our supply chain, our economic health and ultimately harms American consumers."...more

More kind treatment from the envirocrats. Must mean none of these truckers are disadvantaged or middle class.

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