Surfrider Will Be There – Will You?

ACTIVISTS BUSING IN FROM AROUND THE STATE TO STAGE A PROTEST AGAINST OFFSHORE DRILLING

WHAT: Activists bused in from around the State 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, 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.

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

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

You are invited to join Surfrider Foundation and its supporters for a noontime rally and demonstration that will feature speeches from various elected officials and activists, along with live music.

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