Sep 24

“Over 10,000 back anti – oil exploration petition”

September 24, 2020


Tribune Business Editor

Environmental activists behind a 10,000-strong petition opposing oil drilling in Bahamian waters yesterday argued “we cannot afford to jeopardise our existing economic drivers” with such a “risky” venture.

Casuarina McKinney-Lambert, the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) executive director, told Tribune Business the petition – which had gained 10,562 signatures by press time last night and is now targeting 15,000 – had seen support “double over the past three days”.

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