The gas crisis threatens to cripple our economy because our nation%uFFFDs leaders have failed to move America toward energy independence. The first vital step is to expand our domestic capacity. The President has lifted the Executive Order banning additional offshore oil drilling, but Congress continues to drag its feet.
Grassfire is launching this National Petition demanding that Congress lift the legislative and funding ban on Offshore Oil Drilling BEFORE the August recess.
No Summer Holiday For Congress Unless The Offshore Drilling Ban Is Lifted!
Congress%uFFFD month-long summer recess is scheduled to begin August 9. Join tens of thousands of citizens who are demanding action by Congress BEFORE they break for summer. In fact, Grassfire is asking members of Congress to PLEDGE to stay in session this summer until the life on offshore drilling ban is passed.
As a concerned citizen, I am outraged that Congress is dragging its feet on the first vital step to U.S. energy independence -- increasing domestic oil production. I am signing this Citizen Petition calling on Congress to lift the federal moratorium on offshore drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf before the scheduled August recess (August 9). In addition, I am calling on members of Congress to PLEDGE to stay in session this summer until the ban is lifted.
I also call on Congress to aggressively pursue legislation for energy independence that centers on: (check all that apply)
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