Statement by NAM VP says offshore drilling helps create jobs.
Press Release Summary:
May 12, 2011 - Aric Newhouse, NAM Senior VP for Policy and Government Relations, issued statement as House of Representatives began to consider H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act. "Manufacturers have suffered from this moratorium," said Newhouse, "because they make and supply the equipment, services, engines, boats and materials...used by offshore drilling rigs." Newhouse also said getting rigs back up and running will restore jobs and promote nation's economic recovery.
Original Press Release
Manufacturers: Resuming Offshore Drilling Will Help Job Creation
Press release date: May 11, 2011