New backer for ending ban on offshore drilling: Florida's solar industry
The drive to end Florida's ban on drilling for oil near the state's gulf beaches picked up a surprising new ally today: the solar industry.
The Florida Solar Energy Industries Association came out in support of Florida Energy Associates LLC, the shadowy group spearheading the well-financed drive to overturn the state's longtime ban on drilling in state waters. For more check out The Fueling Station.
Craig Pittman, Times staff writer