Coats: President’s “None of the Above” Energy Plan Burdening Families, Businesses Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) discussed the administration’s failure to address high gas prices and increase American energy production .......
one unrealistic regulation after another that will increase energy costs, jeopardize jobs and even shut down plants across the country.
“But that’s exactly what this administration is doing. The Obama energy plan is to play lip service to American energy production while enacting policies that limit our ability to tap into domestic resources.
“While I recognize there is no silver bullet legislation that would bring down the price of gas immediately, we can promote policies that prevent future spikes by encouraging American energy production.
“Our country faces an energy crisis. We have high unemployment. We have troops putting themselves on the line to protect oil in the Middle East.
“We can change all that. We can unlock American energy resources. We can put Americans back to work. We can protect our troops and reduce our dependence on Middle East oil.
“We have the ability, the innovation and the resources to lead in energy production. It is time the president support American energy production – a real ‘all of the above’ energy plan.”