Obama Administration’s Plan To Expand Oil And Gas Drilling In Gulf of Mexico Draws Protests In New Orleans

“New Orleans is ground zero for climate change impacts and the fossil fuel industry,” said Virali Modi-Parekh, climate and energy communications manager at the Rainforest Action Network, one of the groups leading the Wednesday protest. “Coastal communities are losing land to rising seas, while others are dealing with refinery pollution, oil spills and a host of environmental and health impacts.” – International Business Times

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