7 Energy Villains In Your Government (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

05/28/2010 08:29 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Moving away from our addiction to oil seems like a difficult task, but when you see members of Congress fighting to maintain the status quo, it seems impossible. While the Gulf oil spill has given some pause on the expansion of oil drilling, it has emboldened others, who have used the spill to make a case for, of all things, expanded oil drilling. We've compiled seven of the worst clean energy offenders in Congress for their efforts to go out of their way to stand up for the oil industry and block clean energy legislation. Who do you think is the worst energy villain?

Energy Villains

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