Congress Looks to Open Up More Offshore Oil Drilling

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House Republicans today passed a bill to set deadlines for the leasing of tracts for oil drilling off the Virginia coast and the Gulf of Mexico. Next week on the agenda is a measure vastly expanding oil drilling off the coast of California. Ben Geman writes the E2 Wire, the environment and energy blog at The Hill, which covers Congress.

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