Daily Archives: July 3, 2018

Offshore oil spills are not OK ‘Do no harm,’ says reader

By Richard Johnson News Analysis OFFSHORE — I wanted to take a moment reply to Gordon Allison’s article, ‘Beware scare tactics in debate over offshore drilling,’ which appeared in the June 14 issue of The County Compass. It is important to acknowledge that there are concerns about offshore drilling. Deepwater Horizon created incredible economic hardship in the Gulf Region. It was not BP or the hydrocarbon industry that ultimately suffered — it was the fishing industry, tourist industry, many mom and pop operations that felt the real pain. In other words, smal…
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