Bush urges legislature to vote on drilling

September 2008
InTech;Sep2008, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p63
The article reports on the effort of U.S. President George W. Bush to urge the U.S. Congress to schedule a vote on opening more of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to oil and gas leasing. Bush was joining House Republicans in urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to schedule an OCS vote as soon as possible. He said that the Congress also should authorize leasing on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastal plain, development of federal oil shale leasing regulations and incentives to expand the country's refining capacity.


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