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Energy independence has been -- important campaign issue for both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
But a new report shows that even though the US isn't fair -- there is a lot of room for improvement -- -- especially when it comes to energy security.
Rich -- is in Washington with those details this really interest in story reg.
It is you know and when you look at where we've been over the last 3040 years word about the same spot we were during the Iran hostage crisis that's what a just released survey by the US chamber of commerce says.
The report measures country's energy demands and then the access to energy.
Mexico tops that international list followed by the British Norway New Zealand Denmark Australia and then.
The United States behind us Canada Germany and others including Russia and China.
The chamber says at least the US is headed in the right direction mostly thanks to natural gas drilling technology.
The combination of those two forces.
Have pushed us up to number seven and it's their continued to be developed and we have more access.
Two resources both onshore and offshore are trajectory is actually.
As compared to our peers is going up.
As for the candidates governor Mitt Romney says -- wants to reverse -- regulations and increased drilling permits.
President Obama has pushed green energy and fuel standards.
Back to you.
Interest rich -- thanks so much we're just -- -- over back he's got the.
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