A look at offshore oil exploration on the Atlantic coast: what the oil companies are planning and how environmentalists are trying to stop them. Program includes comments from Tom Macres, Executive Director of the Committee on Resource Management; Albert Jensen, director of the Division of Marine and Coastal Resources, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; L.P. Haxby, Shell Oil Company and also chairman of an Oil Spills Commission of the American Petroleum Institute; Hallman Kalman[sp?], Department of Interior, Public Relations; Angelo Roncallo, Nassau County Comptroller; Norman Lent, Congressman, Rockville Center; Michael Nadel, executive director of the Wilderness Society; Barry Weisberg of the Bay Area Institute; Dr. Ian Marceau, Director, Environmental Protection for the Town of Huntington; and Carl Grossman, investigative reporter for the Long Island Press. The comments were recorded in separate locations over a period of two months. This program was produced by Margot Adler, technical production by David Rapkin.
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