Post Tagged with: "oil clean up"

June 17, 2010 05:01

Hawaii’s New Rep. Djou wants Obama to supend union protectionist Jones Act to let foreign ships help in the gulf

I am disappointed, however, that the president has failed to waive the Jones Act for foreign ships, who want to assist in the clean-up efforts,” said Djou in a statement. “There is no good reason to turn away international help in responding to this environmental catastrophe.” (Shows the union control over Obama -Editor)

May 25, 2010 04:31

More tax on oil due to spill

Responding to the massive BP oil spill, Congress is getting ready to quadruple—to 32 cents a barrel—a tax on oil used to help finance cleanups. The increase would raise nearly $11 billion over the next decade.