HUFFINGTON POST
07/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Environmental Groups Hope Oil Spill Will Help Build Momentum For Offshore Drilling Ban

The devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has energized environmental groups that believe they may finally gain some traction on Capitol Hill after a frustrating stretch in which their major issues have languished in the "drill, baby, drill" era.

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