Coast Citizens to Join Hands to Say ‘No’ to Offshore Drilling in Mississippi

Contributor: Rachael Thomas
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Updated: 5/15/2014 2:26 pm
Concerned citizens of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will gather on the beach to join hands in opposition to offshore drilling in Mississippi’s state waters and around the Gulf Islands National Seashore. This event is part of an international day to raise awareness about the dangers of dirty fuels and call on leaders to end our oil dependence and move into a clean energy future.

Where: Front Beach in Ocean Springs, directly in front of Fort Maurepas

When: Saturday, May 17th, 2014. Event organizers and representatives of partner organizations will be available for interviews beginning at 11 a.m. Group will gather on the beach to join hands at 12 p.m.

Visuals: Citizens holding hands, banners and signs along the beach, drawing a symbolic line in the sand against drilling in Mississippi’s state waters.

Citizens can find more information and RSVP here:
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