28 Jan '15, 4pm

Obama proposes offshore drilling in Atlantic Ocean:

Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J) was among the first to issue a statement , noting that opening up the Atlantic to drilling “poses a serious threat to coastal communities throughout the region, and is the wrong approach to energy development in this country.” While the Sierra Club underscored that “(o)pening these areas to dirty fuel development is incompatible with a healthy future for America’s coastlines, coastal communities, or our climate.” Indeed, valuable regions such as the Chesapeake Bay could be affected if there were to be an incident at a drilling site in the Atlantic.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/obama-proposes-offshore-drilling-in-...

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