Drilling After the Oil Spill
Florida lawmakers have commissioned reports and held hearings as they explore opening state-controlled waters for oil and gas exploration. The question of offshore drilling has been floating around Tallahassee for years, and it looked like the incoming leadership in the Legislature was poised to allow drilling closer to Florida’s Gulf coast than ever before. But then Deepwater Horizon exploded in April and oil has been pouring into the Gulf ever since. We’ll look at how that’s changed the state’s offshore drilling conversation.
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June's Topic: Camelot Foundation: A community-based think tank. Neil Cosentino will be presenting. Mr. Cosentino is a retired USAF Major and a founding member of the Camelot Foundation, a community-based, public interest think tank.
The 2009-2010 Florida Conversations Lecture Series concludes with National Public Radio’s “Space Expert” Pat Duggins on Sunday, June 13th, at 3:00 p.m. in TECO Hall. Duggins will discuss his book, "Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program".