The Onshore Moratorium

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  1. Mr. H.
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    Federal onshore lands have effectively been locked up due to an abundance of roadblocks and impediments inhibiting the exploration, drilling, and producing of American energy reserves.

    Top Ten Ways Govt is Preventing Federal Onshore U.S. Production

    "The truth is that companies are doing all they can to develop federal energy resources, but a lease is not a green light to produce—it's the first step in a long, expensive process that is fraught with bureaucratic red tape and lawsuits by environmental groups determined to stop domestic energy development,..."

    The "Top Ten" (details at the link)

    Project Approvals

    EPA Overreach

    Permitting

    Reduced Leasing

    Unissued Leases

    Stipulations

    Withdrawal of Leases

    Wild Lands

    Climate Change Challenge

    Ad Hoc Requirements
     
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    Odd that the domnestic production is still going up, then isn't it?
     
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    Not in the least bit odd. But it is proof that a bloated governmental buraucracy stands in the way of even more increased domestic oil and gas production.
     
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    If water was a life blood to our economy the way oil is the Government would figure out a way for it to never rain.
     

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