Bill that would expand Gulf drilling draws criticism

07/27/2009 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mary Landrieu, D-La., have introduced legislation that would reduce the no-drilling zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., quickly called the bill a "windfall plan" for the oil industry and said Florida's economy and environment are not for sale.

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