15 Apr '11, 2pm

Offshore Drilling Approved Near Chesapeake Bay

Offshore Drilling Approved Near Chesapeake Bay

In the remaining 22% of the lease area, major commercial shipping channels for Norfolk and the Chesapeake Bay would conflict with drilling operations. If those restrictions are accounted for, then the amount of recoverable resources for this parcel drops to 13 million barrels of oil and 100 billion cubic feet of natural gas, not even enough to meet the U.S.'s energy needs for one day

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/offshore_drilling...

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