House Bill Aims To Ramp Up US Energy Production

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 2:19 PM EST) -- Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., introduced an “Energy Roadmap” Thursday that would expand oil, gas and nuclear production offshore, in the western U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and elsewhere.

The bill, which has attracted 52 co-sponsors — including Reps. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.; John Shimkus, R-Ill.; Mike Simpson, R-Idaho; and Rob Bishop, R-Utah — is designed to address both the short and long-term energy needs of the United States, according to Nunes.

“For too long, good paying energy jobs have been outsourced by federal policies that...
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