They shouldn't ban on the east coast, if they're not going to ban risky drilling practices elsewhere in our country. Talk about prejudicial treatment just because of the old money families along the eastern coastline who don't want they're pretty places at risk. Keep it all perfect in the east, and just keep ripping up Oklahoma w/fracking and wastewater disposal. We love waking to 4.0-4.8 earthquakes at 5 am. I'm sure citizens that live along the Gulf states don't mind the oil spills they've endured and we all watch for, w/great anticipation, the future problems the oil industry will create along the Gulf, as well as inland.