Florida Wary of Offshore Drilling in ...

Florida Wary of Offshore Drilling in Gulf of Mexico

There are 5 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Jun 24, 2009, titled Florida Wary of Offshore Drilling in Gulf of Mexico. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

An energy bill amendment that would permit offshore drilling in Florida is expected to reach the Senate this fall, but how might it impact Florida tourism and the environment? Necessary Step or Environmental Disaster? Earlier this month, Reuters reported that an energy bill amendment adopted by the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee ...

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Pearland, TX

#1 Jun 26, 2009
Please read this or, at least view the video (the music, I can't recommend)


If, after that, you hate us so much - then you are not being honest with yourself!

Pearland, TX

#2 Jun 26, 2009
Just a quote from the article:
"Most of the red snapper you eat in Florida restaurants are caught around Louisiana's oil platforms. We see the Florida-registered boats tied up to them constantly. Sometimes us locals can barely squeeze in. "

Tallahassee, FL

#3 Jun 30, 2009
Join the opposition: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tallahassee-and...

Go solar in the sunshine state!

Missouri City, TX

#4 Jul 11, 2009
Carolyn wrote:
Join the opposition: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tallahassee-and...
Go solar in the sunshine state!

I'm all for solar. Let me ask you: What happens during and after a hurricane when we don't see the sun for a week or two? I've been there and done that (Ike) and my solar panel did nothing for me.

Fortunately, I had an electric car in the garage and could bleed power off it into an inverter to keep communications up (i.e. charging the cell phones, powering the wireless modem for phone and internet and a little TV. Not one amp from the panel, though.

The E-car? gave it away - it was a death trap that nearly killed me three times.
Sir Chin

San Ramon, CA

#5 Dec 17, 2010
offshore drilling is bad!!

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