Oil Drilling Supporting Documents/Video

Passed Resolutions Opposed to Drilling


How to Write and Op-ed Opposed to Drilling


Supporting Documentation:

10 Reasons Not to Drill for Oil Offshore of Florida

Oil Drilling Fact Sheet

Senator LeMieux puts hold on federal drilling bill

NOAA website on oil spills & marine turtles: Oil Spill Case Histories 1967 through 1991 & Chapter 6, Case Studies

MMS website lists  “panel investigation reports” of serious incidents, showing that blowouts/loss of well control is still a fairly common occurrence: http://www.gomr.mms.gov/homepg/offshore/safety/acc_repo/accindex.html


Sen. Nelson talking to congress about oil drilling in the gulf. He is addressing federal waters but it is relevant and transferable to near shore.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyxeacMTovQ&feature=channel (4 mins)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGQrSENCpM8 (15 min version)

State Rep. Rick Kriseman, D-St. Petersburg, speech to the Agency on Bay Management about a proposal to allow oil companies to drill in the Gulf of Mexico. To see the video click: YouTube


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