To: Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Interior

Stop reckless new plans for coastal oil and gas drilling

Americans do not want coastal waters opened up to hazardous oil and gas drilling. Cancel any plans to reverse existing protections to allow energy companies to engage in risky oil and gas operations.

Why is this important?

The U.S. Department of Interior announced they would open up nearly all United States waters to offshore oil drilling. Most parts of the outer continental shelf would be opened–rolling back existing protections, putting these sensitive marine environments and the species that live in them at risk of death or injury. Sea otters, orca whales, leatherback sea turtles, and dozens more marine mammals, reptiles, birds, and fish already subject to threats from deadly fishing nets and ocean pollution could be put in extreme peril under Secretary Zinke's plan.

Tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that you do not support reckless oil and gas drilling and that he should focus his energy and time on finding clean, renewable energy sources and safeguarding our nation's wildlife and wild places.


Reasons for signing

  • Please attend to all of us who want to protect the diversity of our planet and take active steps to protect our coastlines and sealife. And no elephant trophies!!
  • Too great a risk for reservoir environmental reasons -- Zinke's Greed isn't better judgement than Mother Nature.
  • I know longer have words to describe my frustration with this .........

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