“One of the most important issues in this year’s election is energy.
Our ongoing addiction to Mid-East oil leaves us dependent on countries that are often unstable and hostile. Developing our own domestic energy resources and investing in renewable energy lessens this dependence. It also has the potential to create jobs and improve our trade deficit.
The two presidential candidates have laid out energy plans that sound similar: both President Obama and Governor Romney want to continue to develop domestic energy resources, including renewable energy, with the aim of making the U.S. less dependent on foreign oil.
But according to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the president of environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance, the plans are different in several important ways. And President Obama’s plan, Kennedy says, is much better for the country.
“We need to be energy independent but we can’t look into the future by looking in a rearview mirror…”
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