Offshore Drilling

Off-shore oil rig drilling in Santa Catalina Channel - Flickr user arbyreed

Off-shore oil rig drilling in Santa Catalina Channel

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Offshore Drilling

Proposed new areas for off-shore oil and gas drilling

President Obama proposes an end to a long-standing ban on drilling off the Atlantic coast, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the north coast of Alaska: What's behind the decision and how economic benefits compare with environmental risks.

Guests

David Hayes

deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.

Stephen Power

reporter, Wall Street Journal

Rayola Dougher

senior economic adviser, American Petroleum Institute

Athan Manuel

director, Lands Protection Program, Sierra Club

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