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Joe Garcia on Energy & Oil

 

 


Opposes offshore drilling; protect the Keys & the workers

Joe opposes drilling off our beautiful coastlines and endangering sea life, habitats, and putting at economic risk the communities whose economies depend on and benefit from pristine beaches and tourism. The Keys are especially dependent on the fishing and tourism industries, and must be protected from corporate interests that wish to drill just miles offshore. We have seen what can happen as the result of a massive oil spill in the Gulf, the consequences of which are still affecting hotels, restaurant owners, and workers along the Panhandle. We should learn from that by regulating deep-oil drilling and ensuring the safety of workers and the machinery being used so that such a spill will never happen again.
Source: 2012 House campaign website, joegarcia2012.com, "Issues" , Nov 6, 2012

Opposes offshore energy production.

Garcia opposes the PVS survey question on offshore drilling

Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Congressional candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 11% did so in the 2012 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Energy: Do you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production?'

Source: Project Vote Smart 12-PVS-qEO on Aug 30, 2012

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