Recently Sunoco announced that it was ending it's refining operation in Pennsylvania. The Carlyle Group is now taking over control of this production facility. This is continuing the pattern of aquistions and closures.
In 1982 there were 301 operational oil refineries in the United States, now there are 148 operational oil refineries.
This brief illustration just shows the need for a responsible and real plan to solve the country's energy concerns. When a responsible plan is adopted, it will provide an engine for economic growth.
Don't forget that America is still at war. Why not put all options on the table with energy?
Maybe I'm alone, but I'd like to know that America is succeeding and not failing. What about you?