Re: NANFA-- Drilling in Wilderness Areas?

D. Martin Moore (
Tue, 29 May 2001 23:19:43 -0500

On 29 May 2001, at 22:15, Bruce Stallsmith wrote:

> I submit this not so much to raise partisan issues as to ask everyone if
> they think expanded drilling on protected lands is a good idea right now.
> Would we really improve our position, or do we merely degrade federal lands
> for little gain? You decide... it's _your_ land! (native fishes and all!)

Well, when it first appeared this was gonna happen, I was upset.
But I gotta tell you, there is lots of drilling and plenty of active wells
where I live, and they just don't take up that much space. I can't
see this as having a measurable impact on the local ecology.


Jackson, MS

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