BLM Alaska Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program | U.S. Department of the Interior

Oil and gas from the Coastal Plain is an important resource for meeting our nation’s energy demands and creating employment opportunities for Alaska’s North Slope residents.
— Read on www.doi.gov/pressreleases/blm-alaska-releases-draft-environmental-impact-statement-coastal-plain-oil-and-gas

Public comments open December 28. Please let your voice be heard in opposition to this disastrous plan!

Financing Estuary Protection

You’re invited to join the League of Women Voters of St. Lucie County (www.lwvslc.org) on Tuesday, September 25, at their Spaghetti Supper with keynote speaker Duane De Freese, Ph.D., Executive Director, Indian River Lagoon Council for his presentation “Financing Estuary Protection: Who’s Responsible?” The event will be held at the Havert L. Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce. Registration begins at 5:30; dinner will be served at 6:00. Tickets cost $35, with limited seating.

For tickets, donations or more information, contact St. Lucie County League President Andi Poli at 772-834-9428.