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Unformatted text preview: paper by explaining why she is writing it: a counter to Baird’s proposition. She starts her argument that offshore oil drilling is bad by mentioning several oil spills that have occurred and the amounts of crude oil spilled into the ocean. She goes on to further her argument by stating the effects of oil spills on the environment and marine life. As well, in her paper Rose addresses the wastes produced from offshore drilling. She goes into detail about the different types of chemicals and carcinogens released and even into the methods. She then focuses on the harmful effects offshore drilling has on humans whether it be workers, victims of oil spills, rescue workers or just sea food consumers. She finishes her paper by explaining not only are the waste products toxic and harmful to everyone around the oil that is then used for energy produces carbon dioxide which causes global warming and ocean acidification....
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- Spring '08
- Energy, Oil drilling, offshore oil drilling