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1/8/2019 Member News
Reasons why Virginians should support seismic testing

Reasons why Virginians should support seismic testing

By Mike Watson

CONTRARY to The Free Lance–Star’s Dec. 6 editorial [“Virginia should challenge seismic testing plans”], the Trump administration’s announcement regarding seismic surveying in the Atlantic is great news for all Virginians.

This announcement is a significant step for updating decades-old estimates of natural gas and oil reserves in federal waters on the outer continental shelf off the coast of Virginia.

As we gather information about what energy assets may exist in the Atlantic, we are one step closer to helping to support reliable, affordable domestic energy resources and a stronger Virginia economy for decades to come.

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