Sen. Vitter unveils comprehensive energy bill

02/27/2013 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

A bill unveiled by Sen. David Vitter, R-La., seeks to boost oil and natural gas development and give producing states larger shares of drilling revenues. "There's no disputing the fact that our nation's domestic energy production on federal lands has been stymied by this administration and is trending in the exact opposition direction of the rapid growth we're seeing on private and state lands," Vitter said. The measure "would help to reverse the trend" by expanding domestic energy development, he said.

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