This is urgent!
Yesterday, Dept. of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar suggested he might delay the decision on offshore drilling until 2012. But he went on to say: “…we’ll decide based on the information we collected [during the comment period] and the analysis that’s been done during this period.”
That makes this comment period more important than ever.
With Monday’s submission deadline approaching, we only have 2 days left to overwhelm him with comments in support of drilling.
We’ve now collected over 71,000 comments in favor of developing more American energy. During the last comment period in 2008, those of us in favor of more American energy submitted more comments than the anti-energy interest groups for the first time ever. It’s time to do it again.
The anti-energy interest groups always submit as many comments as possible at the last minute, so this final push is extremely important.
We cannot let their stall tactics continue to stand in the way of developing more American energy.
This offshore drilling decision should not be put off for 3more years…we’ve got to get started NOW!