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Oceana's Michael LeVine Testifies Against a Reckless Offshore Oil Bill

Posted Wed, Jun 12, 2013 by Alex Bea to bill, congress, michael levine, offshore oil, oil drilling, testify

Michael LeVine testifying before Congress

Michael Levine testifying before Congress | Courtesy Alaska Wilderness League

Yesterday, Michael LeVine, Pacific Senior Council, Oceana, testified on the “Offshore Energy and Jobs Act” (H.R. 2231) in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Natural Resources. H.R. 2231 would force the Secretary of the Interior to offer lease sales in vast areas of U.S. ocean waters, including the U.S. Arctic Ocean, where Shell’s 2012 exploration attempt resulted in a season of mishaps and near-disasters.


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