Offshore Drilling is the Fracking of the Sea – Let’s be ready to Vote the Coast!

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in TopStory | 0 comments

Offshore Drilling is the Fracking of the Sea:

Let’s be ready to Vote the Coast!

Seaparty pic with caption

 

Super Tuesday is just a few days away. Join the Colorado Ocean Coalition (COCO) and the Sea Party Coalition to oppose offshore oil drilling. This election year is pivotal to the health of our ocean planet. Our next president can protect our ocean, or open up the east coast and the Arctic to offshore drilling. Check out Where the Candidates Stand on Offshore Oil and be ready to vote for clean renewable energy. Support candidates who oppose dirty, dangerous fossil-fuels obtained from offshore oil drilling and development.

Offshore oil drilling contributes to climate change, threatens marine life, and can harm our nation’s coastal economy and way of life. The Colorado SCUBA diving community, the largest consortium of inland U.S. divers, sees first hand the destruction that offshore oil drilling has on their favorite diving spots. Leaks, blowouts, and catastrophic spills harm fragile ocean ecosystems. That’s why so many towns and cities along the coast have passed resolutions opposing offshore drilling. 

COCO unites people to protect oceans from a mile high. With our watershed to the sea connection, the ocean is closer than you think. Between climate change, ocean acidification, air pollution and interrelated environmental problems, we all have a responsibility to raise our voices against actions that harm our natural environment. Please, vote the coast.

 

Organizations:

Sea Party Coalition 2016 

Colorado Ocean Coalition

Blue Frontier

Blue the Dive

Article: 

Where the Candidates Stand on Offshore Oil


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