Community Meeting on Offshore Drilling

Community Meeting on Offshore Drilling

Thursday, March 1, 6:00-7:30 PM
Virginia Beach Convention Center, Salon 1
Find out why it is so important for everyone to speak out on offshore drilling.  We will help you to submit your comments to BOEM.
Speakers include:
Councilman John Uhrin; Dr. Susan Barco, Virginia Aquarium Senior Scientist; Bev Ludford, Pleasure House Oysters; and Laura Wood Habr, BAPAC, Resort Area Commission and local business owner.Come at 5:15 and visit the Virginia Green Tourism Expo before the meeting.See you there!image (3)

Drilling for oil off of the Virginia coast is bad for our thriving tourist industry. Both the Navy and Wallops Island (NASA) have said that it will interfere with their operations areas. Even small amounts of oil are deadly to oysters and clams and harmful to the other commercial fish that we enjoy. And the wildlife in the ocean including our migrating whales and dolphin will be harmed both by drilling operations and by the seismic testing that precedes the

Let’s make our voices heard!
To submit your own comments go to:
https://www.boem.gov/National-Program-Comment/
Last day to submit online comments is March 9th.

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