02 Apr '12, 2pm

Outrage against drilling in the canary islands

Outrage against drilling in the canary islands

Outrage Against Drilling in Canary Islands Posted Sat, Mar 31, 2012 by Emily Fisher to canary islands , energy , lanzarote , offshore drilling , oil , spain A popular tourist beach in the Canary Islands that would be affected by drilling. © Lauren Linzer Editor's note: This is a guest contribution by Oceana supporter Lauren Linzer, who lives on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands, which are just off the west coast of Africa. Along with many other nations around the world, Spain has been desperately searching for solutions to relieve the increasing financial woes the country is facing. With a significant portion of its oil supply being imported and oil prices skyrocketing, attention to cutting down on this lofty expense has turned toward a tempting opportunity to drill for oil offshore in their own territory. The large Spanish petrol firm, REPSOL, has...

Full article: http://oceana.org/en/blog/2012/03/outrage-against-drillin...

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