Thursday, June 23, 2011

Oil Drilling News


Congressmen want to exempt Oregon Coast from expansion of offshore oil drilling

House votes to ease rules for offshore drilling

"The measure was approved Wednesday by 253-166 vote. It would give the Environmental Protection Agency six months to decide on air pollution permits for offshore rigs or platforms exploring for oil. It also limits challenges to the EPA's appeals board and restricts which emissions can be evaluated."

Obama's offshore drilling regulator says new safety rules are on the way


Protests against offshore drilling set for Rye, York beaches (New Hampshire, Maine)

Join Hands Across the Sand this Saturday (Connecticut)

Southwest Florida residents to gather to protest drilling (Florida)

Willows Beach hosts solidarity day for world oceans (British Columbia)