Saturday, February 28, 2009

Bad News For the Mississippi Gulf Coast

A $410 billion spending bill making its way through Congress includes funding for land purchases and preliminary work on the government's proposal for storage of the nation's oil reserves in the salt domes of Perry County.

The Salt Dome project will be a disaster for the Mississippi Gulf Coast as it will threaten our freshwater supply, harm our fishing industry and do untold damage to the environment. You can read more post about the Salt Dome Project here.

I also question why we haven't heard more about the project until now. I am sure that many of us considered the project DEAD after the fierce opposition it meet on the coast.