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05/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama's Offshore Drilling REACTIONS: Plan Brings Flood Of Responses (PHOTOS)

President Obama announced an offshore drilling agenda today that outraged environmentalists and wasn't quite enough for some conservatives. Obama's new policy would put oil and natural gas platforms in waters along the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and part of Alaska. He cited the need for this move to meet short-term economic needs and a longer-term, clean energy future.

We've compiled the reactions of politicians, journalists, and activists following Obama's announcement. Check out EnviroKnow for an extensive list of reactions. See what they had to say, and let us know what you think!

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Reactions To Obama's Offshore Drilling Announcement