Actions to Protect the Georgia Coast from Offshore Drilling
ELEVEN ACTIONS TO TAKE TO PROTECT OUR GEORGIA COAST
# 1 – Start a petition drive to Governor Deal using this petition TODAY! (Download petition here.)
After you get as many signatures as possible, mail them to:
Savannah, GA 31416
or call us to arrange a drop-off or pick-up no later than March 5th, 2018.
# 2 – Share Oceana’s online petition to Governor Deal with your friends and family: https://www.change.org/p/governor-deal-oppose-oil-and-gas-development-and-exploration-off-our-georgia-coast
# 3 – Visit the BOEM “virtual meeting room” on the BOEM website if you cannot attend the only Georgia public meeting in Atlanta on 2/28/18. – https://www.boem.gov/National-
# 4 – Send a letter to your state representative and senator. (Download representative template here. Download senator template here.) Find your state lawmakers here: https://openstates.org/find_
# 5 – Send a letter to US Congressman Carter and Senators Isakson and Perdue (Download template here).
# 6 – Write letters to the editor for local newspapers (Download template here).
# 7 – Ask local businesses to sign the business community petition found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/
# 8 – Talk to your neighbors and family about what the coast means to you and the threats offshore seismic and drilling pose to our environment, economy, and way of life, and ask them to Take Action.
# 9 – Review the Draft Proposed Program for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing (2019-2024) or Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement here- https://www.boem.gov/NP-Draft-
# 10 – Submit written comments to BOEM by March 9th. Full instructions for submitting comments on-line, in-person, or by mail are found here https://www.boem.gov/National-
# 11 – Keep showing up at City Council and County Commissioners meetings and speak to the issue during public sessions.