Energy Policy

IER's Pyle discusses political impacts of administration's offshore drilling proposal

With the Obama administration recently proposing oil and gas drilling access off the East Coast, in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and potentially off Alaska, has the administration shifted its views on energy policy? During today's OnPoint, Thomas Pyle, president of the Institute for Energy Research, discusses the policy move and explains why he believes the decision is a political calculation to gain votes for a climate bill.