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Running head: TO DRILL OR NOT TO DRILL 1 To Drill or Not to Drill Sarah Calame 111 December 12, 2010 Wei Xiong
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TO DRILL OR NOT TO DRILL 2 To Drill or Not to Drill Is drilling really a good choice for us? Many might say yes, I on the other hand do not think it is good to do off-shore drilling. Although I do think we need to stop our dependency on foreign oil as well. One true event comes to mind as to why we need to stop drilling and find other form of energy, the Deep-Water Horizon disaster. On April 20, 2010 the Deep-Water Horizon platform exploded. According to an article I found in the library two days after the explosion, the fiery rig sank a mile to the bottom of the Gulf. Near the wreckage, broken pipes steadily leaked an estimated 35,000 to 60,000 barrels of oil per day from the underwater well. (Hamalainen, 2010) I am originally from New Orleans and I have seen first-hand what this type of disaster can do to the local economy. The BP oil spill hurt the businesses that rely on the
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course HTT 200 taught by Professor Many during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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