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Your Views: Offshore oil drilling may not be as desirable now after big spill
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Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana are now under a state of emergency because of the oil spill from the offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The fishing industry is at a standstill with hundreds of jobs and billions of dollars being lost in the economy. Wildlife is being endangered as are delicate ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.

Neither the extent of environmental or economic damage is known at this time, though both will certainly be extensive.

So let me ask: How’s “drill, baby, drill” working for you now?

Sue Gay
Dahlonega

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