7-year ban on domestic drilling

Victory | December 01 2010

Clean Water

On December 1st, the Obama Administration announced that they will not open new offshore drilling leases along the continental United States for the next seven years. This is a reversal from plans, announced in March 2010, to open new leases in the south Atlantic, eastern Gulf of Mexico and in Alaska.

Clean Water

Everyone should have access to clean water to surf, swim and play in. The Surfrider Foundation is taking a multi-tiered approach to tackle ocean pollution problems. We are testing the waters for bacteria and toxins, raising public awareness and finding real solutions to ocean pollution; solutions that restore healthy watersheds, protect local water supplies and keep pollution from reaching the ocean.

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