Florida Vets4Energy: Nation's economic security, safety at risk due to drilling, oil exploration ban

Vets4Energy in Florida is spreading the word that the current ban on drilling and oil exploration off the Atlantic coast is making America vulnerable.



V4E and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Honor Veterans in Florida

Vets4Energy and the Military Order of the Purple Heart partnered to bring recognition to the national Purple Heart Trail and to honor those veterans who were wounded in combat while fighting for our country.



Battle-wounded veteran campaigns for energy independence

James McCormick, a retired U.S. Army captain who lost comrades, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a roadside bomb blast and was shot three times in the Iraq War, and who now suffers from PTSD, told local civic leaders and residents Thursday that importing Middle Eastern oil is like funding terrorism.



US Sen. Manchin (WV) Recognizes Vets4Energy's Capt. McCormick and Purple Heart Trail Event

"I thank all the Veterans and family members in attendance today for the sacrifices they have made to preserve the freedoms we hold dear - life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I truly appreciate Vets4Energy Director Captain James McCormick, USA (ret) and all of you for what you are doing for our country."



Norway offers new offshore drilling licenses in Barents Sea

"The potential is huge," Oil Minister Tord Lien said. "If the companies are successful in their exploration, Northern Norway will enter a new era."



Vets4Energy on WCCF 1580 AM (Florida)

Capt. McCormick discusses Vets4Energy, The Purple Heart Trail, energy and national security in 11-minute interview.



Gov. Haley, Sens. Scott and Graham, show 'appreciation' for military with energy positions, says local veteran leader

"You want to show appreciation for our military? Thank our South Carolina governor and U.S. Senators for their support of domestic energy production..."



Sens. Flake, McCain strong on energy security issues, says Arizona veteran leader

"One of the best ways we can show our appreciation for our military is to press our federal policymakers to make it easier to develop energy resources here at home."



Three-time Purple Heart recipient kicks off national Purple Heart Trail tour with two Florida stops

"It's just good to honor those who were injured fighting for this country."



Emissions fall to near 25-year low due to natural gas

"Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation [in 2015 was] the lowest since 1993 and 21 percent below their 2005 level."