Obama & McCain On Offshore Drilling

By | September 22, 2008

Where do the presidential candidates stand on offshore drilling?

barack obama

Barack Obama:

Generally opposes opening additional U.S. waters to offshore oil drilling, but says he would consider it as part of a comprehensive energy plan that includes incentives for renewable energy.

john mccain

John McCain:

Calls for lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling in new areas. (Had opposed new offshore drilling until June 2008.)

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