• Petitioned Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, NMFS, NOAA

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, NMFS, NOAA

Deny BP A Seismic Survey Permit for Simpson Lagoon, in the Beaufort Sea

    1. kirsten Massebeau
    2. Petition by

      kirsten Massebeau

      cannon beach, OR

In 2010 British Petroleum (BP) caused the biggest oil spill in history. Now BP is planning to do a seismic survey in the fragile Arctic Beaufort Sea, Simpson Lagoon. This home to Bow head, Beluga and gray whales is still somewhat a mystery yet BP plans to blast this shallow bay and barrier islands with sounds >160dB upwards 230>dB. NOAA and NMFS are still accepting comments on this but the comment period ends May 31, 2012 so quickly collecting signatures is essential.

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