“For years I have expressed significant concerns about offshore drilling in the Arctic. The federal administration should not enable new oil and gas drilling in these untouched areas that host such a fragile environment.” Jay Inslee, Governor, Washington State, March 31, 2015
“No future extraction [on public lands]. I agree with that.”
Hillary Clinton, Democratic Nominee for President,
Feb. 4, 2016
Who owns the West? Increasingly, it’s the US Federal Government, with the help of compliant state executives, and if you don’t mind, they’d prefer you got off their lawn.
Federal lands account for 24 percent of the country’s resource production. According to the Chamber of Commerce paper, a ban on future energy production …