Gordon, Richard L.
May 2012
USA Today Magazine;May2012, Vol. 140 Issue 2804, p22
The article discusses how the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is being used as a pretext to advance doubtful policy agendas including the campaign to reduce America's dependence on petroleum based on complaints over impending resource depletion, dangers of import dependence and risk of global warming. It notes how complaints over the government's oversight of oil extraction on Federal lands include accusations that Federal agencies are giving away valuable resource rights.


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