Thursday, October 20, 2005

News: "Environmental Studies Waived in Oil Push"

Environmental Studies Waived in Oil Push

By JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press Writer

Tue Oct 18, 7:49 PM ET

WASHINGTON - In an aggressive push by the Bush administration to open more public land to oil and gas production, the Interior Department has quit conducting environmental reviews and seeking comments from local residents every time drilling companies propose new wells. Read article...