The latest off-shore drilling proposal by the Trump Administration is a complete betrayal of the countless people, communities, and even legislators that are against opening up protected U.S. waters to unnecessary drilling.
The fact that this plan even came about shows that this administration cares only about one thing – making as much money as possible. A Care2 Petition is targeting Interior Secretary Zinke, who introduced the plan, to really think about how much damage this will cause not just to the environment but animals and people alike.
The proposal would not only expand U.S. drilling territory into vulnerable areas of the Atlantic, Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific but also allow global gas and oil companies to lease out these areas over a five year period. This would put countless innocent animals and natural preserves at risk. Even protected areas are not exempt! Signing this petition is vital if you agree that this “plan,” can only result in disaster. When you open up 90 percent the nation’s offshore water supply to greedy, money-crazed companies, what do you expect? More environmental disasters to follow.
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