WPBF: Nelson To Bachmann: Everglades Drilling ‘Not A Wise Thing To Do’

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson reacted strongly Monday to a presidential candidate’s claim that she’d be willing to drill for oil in the Everglades.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said she’d consider drilling for oil and gas in the Everglades if it can be done responsibly, adding that the U.S. needs to access all the energy resources it can.

“The United States needs to be less dependent on foreign sources of energy and more dependent upon American resourcefulness,” she told the Associated Press on Sunday during a four-day tour through the Sunshine State.
But Nelson said Monday that the area should be left alone.

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