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Biden’s Ineffectual Energy Play Sticks Americans with the Bill

Originally published in Newsweek

President Joe Biden‘s muddled approval of oil exploration in Alaska—and his move last month to increase offshore drilling—are textbook examples of the perils of trying to pander to all while pleasing none.

The Willow energy project offered the president his first major opportunity since his cancelation of the Keystone XL Pipeline to signal to Americans that he values their energy security more than an extremist climate agenda. But he blew it.

Biden approved exploration of three drilling sites in Alaska. Eventually this should yield up to 180,000 barrels of oil per day.

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