Eastern seabord reopening to oil and gas projects

The White House is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration. Today it was announced that sonic cannons can be used to pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. While many jobs may come as a result, environmentalists are worried about the immediate impact as well as the long-term implications of oil development. The cannons fill waters shared by whales and turtles with sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine. Saving endangered species was the environmental groups’