Activists to protest offshore drilling plan in SF, Tuesday Apr 16

Press release

By on Thu, April 9, 2009

Activists bused in from around California will hold a protest against the Minerals Management Service’s (MMS) proposed five-year plan for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Demonstrators will be making speeches, waving signs, and speaking at the hearing to tell the MMS and public how the increase in offshore oil drilling and this proposed plan could critically impact some of the world’s most pristine marine ecosystems and lead to the destruction of important habitats that are home to a diversity of wildlife.

Join Surfrider Foundation activists, members, volunteers from California, Oregon and Washington, surfers, beach enthusiasts, and local, regional and national elected officials

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Doors will open at 8:00 AM
Hearing begins at 9:00 AM and will conclude by 8:00 PM

Noontime rally and demonstration that will feature speeches from
various elected officials and activists, along with live music.

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay Conference Center
Robertson Auditorium
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA

In order to speak at the hearing, RSVP to [email protected]