30 Apr '16, 4pm

Sign the petition: Tell the Obama administration: No more offshore oil and gas drilling!

In the coming months, the Obama administration can stop auctioning off rights to drill offshore — but unless enough of us add our voices, they’ll continue on with business as usual. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a draft plan for the next 5 years of offshore drilling, from 2017-2022. Another five years of drilling would open additional parcels of the Gulf to the most egregious oil companies like BP, Exxon and Shell. Between now and early June, the public has a chance to comment on this plan and stop this from happening. Thanks to grassroots organizing across the Eastern seaboard, the administration has taken the Atlantic Coast off the table for new offshore fossil fuel drilling. Now it’s time to get them to stop all new offshore leases! People in the Gulf are rising to protect their waters. Join them and urge President Obama and BOEM to take the Gu...

Full article: http://www.ran.org/tell_the_obama_administration_no_more_...

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