"Most Americans don’t realize it, we’re the single-most energy-rich country in the world bar none, when you look at all of our resources," Vitter told LIGNET.com in an exclusive interview this week. "The problem is, we’re the only country in the world that takes well over 90 percent of those resources and puts them off limits — says no, no, no, no you can’t drill off the East Coast, no you can’t drill off the West Coast and on and on. We need to change that policy to produce more energy here at home and lessen our reliance on unstable foreign sources."
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