Off-shore oil rig drilling in Santa Catalina Channel

Off-shore oil rig drilling in Santa Catalina Channel

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

  • Rayola Dougher senior economic adviser, American Petroleum Institute
  • Athan Manuel director, Lands Protection Program, Sierra Club
  • David Hayes deputy secretary, Department of the Interior.
  • Stephen Power reporter, Wall Street Journal

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