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Hands Across the Sand Rally - to Oppose Offshore Drilling and Champion Clean Energy

  • May 20, 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Florida State Capitol in front of the dolphin statue on the Duval Street side of the capitol complex, Tallahassee

“On May 20th, 2017 at NOON in your time zone people of the world will have an opportunity to join hands and draw a line in the sand against expanding offshore oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing, tar sands mining, mountain top clearing and championing clean energy for a sustainable plane,.” by Dave Dede Shelton, Executive Director, Hands Across the Sand.

Join the Surfrider Foundation and Big Bend Sierra Club for our Tallahassee “Hands Across the Sand” rally.  Meet at the Florida State Capitol in front of the dolphin statue on the Duval Street side of the capitol complex. Parking available in Kleman Plaza.

For more information about our local Tallahassee rally: Holly Parker, Surfrider Foundation, hparker@surfrider.org, 850-567-3393, or at https://www.facebook.com/events/1885889008340742/

Hands Across the Sand is an international effort.  Learn more about it at: http://www.handsacrossthesand.org/

If you live elsewhere in Florida, you may find out about local event at:  http://handsacrossthesand.com/organize.php?state=Florida

The following organizations and local governments have passed resolutions against oil drilling in Florida waters.

§  Bay County Chamber of Commerce
§  Bay County Commission
§  Bay Defense Alliance
§  Barrier Islands Governmental Council, ‘Big C’
§  Bayous Preservation Association of Sanibel and Captive Islands
§  Broward County Commission
§  Captiva Community Panel
§  Captiva Erosion Prevention District
§  Clearwater, City of
§  Clearwater Audubon
§  Cocoa Beach Surfrider
§  Collier County Commission
§  Destin Area Chamber of Commerce
§  Escambia County Commission
§  Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
§  Florida’s Great Northwest (Military Interests)
§  Gulfport, City of
§  Indian Rocks, City of
§  Indian Shores Town Council
§  Key West City Commission
§  Lee County Commission
§  Lee County Tourist Council
§  Manatee County Commission
§  Miami Beach, City of
§  Miami-Dade County
§  Palm Beach County Democratic Exec Committee
§  Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce
§  Pensacola City Council
§  Pinellas County
§  Redington Beach, Town of
§  Redington Shores, Town of
§  Safety Harbor, City of
§  Sarasota, City of
§  Sarasota, County of
§  Seminole, City of
§  St. Petersburg, City of
§  Tampa, City of
§  Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce
§  Tarpon Springs, City of
§  Treasure Island, City of
§  Wakulla County Commission
§  Walton Area Chamber of Commerce
§  Walton County Commission
§  Apalachicola Riverkeeper
§  Audubon Society
§  Caribbean Conservation Corporation


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