May 3, 2010 – Segment 2

In the second segment of the show, we take a broad look at what the Gulf Coast oil spill means for United States energy policy.  Can our economy afford to end offshore drilling?  Can our environment afford not to end it?
We’re joined by:
Jon Hiskes, staff writer at
Mike Olsen, counsel in Bracewell and Giuliani’s Environmental Strategies Group in Washington, DC.  He worked for five years in the Department of the Interior under George W. Bush.
Jackie Savitz, Senior Campaign Director for the Pollution Campaigns at Oceana
Mike Tidwell, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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