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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)
Getting the off-shore shaft
Getting the off-shore shaft

Just days ago, the Obama administration wisely chose to protect the most pristine and sensitive tundra in Alaska from oil exploration. It has similarly maintained a ban on drilling off the West Coast. And that pipeline from Canada to Texas? The Keystone XL is a no-go, says President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto any Congressional effort that says otherwise. But as for Maryland, home to the nation's largest estuary and thus a state that has much to lose and nothing to gain from off-shore drilling (not to mention one that has strongly supported the president in his election and re-election)? Apparently the Obama administration sees nothing wrong with allowing oil and gas...