The ocean adjacent to most of the Southeast has never hosted offshore oil and gas drilling, yet in recent years the federal government has repeatedly, misguidedly attempted to open our waters for this risky proposition. Offshore drilling is dirty, dangerous, and unneeded. Drilling off of the Southeast coast would jeopardize our coastal tourism economy, our treasured environment, and our quality of life. Fortunately, other offshore energy sources, like offshore wind, can be developed responsibly, and electric vehicles can completely offset any perceived need to drill off of our shores. We have beaten proposals to drill off our coast before, and with your support, we can beat them again, together.
No to offshore drilling and yes to clean energy and electric transportation!
On the 11th anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon explosion, SACE reexamines how we can move on past the threats of offshore drilling into a clean energy economy with electric vehicles.
On Tuesday, September 8, President Trump announced a memorandum halting portions of his Administration's previous proposal to vastly expand offshore drilling around the United States, while ignoring the rest of his massive…