Great news about oil drilling in the Everglades

IMG_9503 This is great news for tour operators, nature enthusiasts, kayakers, photographers and everyone else concerned about the Everglades and its preservation/restoration!

"State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades.

Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co. seven months after it was caught using fracking-like methods to blast open rock near underground aquifers....."

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