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Offshore drilling is not the right move for Maine

Gov. LePage has been clear that Maine’s energy future should be fueled with natural gas.,, Now he has joined Southern governors in a campaign to increase offshore drilling for gas and oil, in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic, including, presumably, off Maine. Maine is a state that depends on the ocean for tourism and commercial fishing, including lobster fishing. The state has too much to lose in an oil spill to risk drilling for small amounts of expensive oil. Read the rest here 11:39