In this time of economic disparity, it is shocking that the federal government would hesitate to recognize an opportunity to create jobs, boost clean energy and energy independence, help secure the pensions of millions of Americans and generate revenues for struggling federal, state and local governments without raising taxes. With unemployment around 9 percent for the past two years and energy dependency from overseas at a historic high, why are we not tapping into our resources at home and those of our Canadian allies?
LETTER: Don't overlook Canada as a good source for oil
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