Action Alert: Speak Out Against Oil Drilling in the Atlantic

Published Friday, February 2, 2018

1. Stand Up for the Atlantic Ocean!
Calling on the Small and the Tall to Attend Public Meetings and Testify!
Bureau of Energy Management’s (BOEM) will be holding Public Meetings across the country which unlike Public Hearings will not allow for spoken public testimony. However, your voice will still be heard through a Citizen Public
Hearing hosted by the Anti-Offshore Oil Coalition in the Advocacy Room at the Public Meeting.
For more info visit!
Stop by the Citizen Public Hearing first to testify to a professional transcriber which will then be sent to BOEM.
Get the facts in the Advocacy Room before stopping by BOEM’s Public Meeting to express your opposition and
submit official comments.

Come out and support the ocean!
New Jersey Citizen Hearing & Public Meeting
February 14th, 3-7pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hamilton, NJ
800 US-130, Hamilton Township, NJ 08690

New York Citizen Hearing (attendance preferred)
New York- February 14th, 9:45am -12pm at William Rogers Building
725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, 11787

New York Public Meeting
New York- February 15th, 3-7pm at Hilton Albany in Albany, NY
40 Lodge St, Albany, NY 12207

2. Be the Voice for the Ocean!
Submit Comments before March 9th, 2018!
Help us reach over 1,000 citizen comments from NJ/NY! Submit your comments in opposition to the Draft
Proposed Program (DPP) for the 2019-2024 Outer Continental Shelf and Gas Leasing Program.
Visit for a comment template to use as a reference.
Visit BOEM’s website to submit comments online.
Submit comments: ID=BOEM-2017-0074-0001
Visit for a helpful Fact Sheet and template for comments.

3. Spread the word!
Encourage friends, family, colleagues, and your community to also stand up for the ocean! Share your reasons for opposing offshore oil in the Atlantic with your network and invite them to join you at February’s Public Meetings!

For more information click here to download a flyer

You can download a fact sheet on Oil Drilling by clicking here.

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