Why U.S. East Coast Should Stay Off-Limits to Oil Drilling

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Oil platform. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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It’s not just the potential for a catastrophic spill that makes President Obama’s proposal to open Atlantic Ocean waters to oil exploration such a bad idea. What’s worse is the cumulative impact on coastal ecosystems that an active oil industry would bring…

Read Full Article, Yale E360

Don’t Drill Along the East Coast, The New York Times (02-04-2015)

Obama Opens the East Coast to Seismic Blasting; Drilling to Come, NRDC

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