350.org Opposes All New Offshore Drilling

The Obama Administration is expected to release the latest draft of its 5-year offshore drilling plan this week. 350.org opposes all new offshore drilling and is calling on the administration to end new oil and gas lease sales all together in the Arctic, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
“Any new offshore drilling will be a stain on President Obama’s climate legacy,” said 350.org Executive Director, May Boeve. “If the President is going to meet the targets he agreed to at the climate talks in Paris, he needs to keep fossil fuels in the ground or in this case, under the sea. We can’t afford any more oil spilling into the oceans and carbon pouring into the atmosphere. Selling off public resources to companies intent on destroying our future is an outrage.” …

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