One of the MANY reasons drilling for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic will devastate marine life.
Air gun blasting has a huge environmental footprint and poses ‘unacceptable risks’ to marine life
FRISCO — Proposed seismic testing for oil and gas beneath the Atlantic Ocean floor is likely to have significant, long-lasting, and widespread impacts on the reproduction and survival of fish and marine mammals, scientists warned last week in a letter to President Barack Obama.
The letter was written in response to the administration’s announcement last month that it will, for the first time, open areas off the U.S. mid-Atlantic and south Atlantic coasts for fossil fuel exploitation.
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