Obama and Romney: Where they stand on energy and environment

Politics   Oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:

ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT:

Obama: Ordered temporary moratorium on deep-water drilling after the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but has pushed for more oil and gas drilling overall. Approved drilling plan in Arctic Ocean opposed by environmentalists. Proposes Congress give oil market regulators more power to control price manipulation by speculators and stiffer fines for doing so.

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