Hands at St. Pete Beach

Hands at Cocoa Beach

Here is just a sample of the media coverage for last Saturday’s Hands Across the Sand event in Florida to protest proposed new offshore oil drilling there:

Thousands Hold Hands Against Drilling Off Florida Beaches
http://www.cfnews13.com/News/Local/2010/2/13/thousands_hold_hands_against_drilling_off_florida_beaches.html
Protestors rally to fight oil drilling off Florida coasts
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2010/feb/13/protestors-rally-to-fight-oil-drilling-off/

TC Palm: Editorial: Oil drilling could change Florida for the worse
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2010/feb/16/editorial-oil-drilling-could-change-florida-for/

Protesters across Florida rally against offshore oil drilling

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/fl-hands-across-the-sand-20100213,0,2132843.story

Activists unite on beach in protest against oil drilling
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/miami-dade/story/1479494.html?asset_id=1479124&asset;_type=gallery

Surfers, Scientists Say No To Oil Drilling Off Florida Coast http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2010/02/jesse_bull_a_surfer_with.php

Hands Across the Sand sends message
http://www.tbnweekly.com/pubs/belleair_bee/content_articles/021510_bee-01.txt?archiveview&print;&print;

Floridians protest offshore oil drilling
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61C2LT20100213

Hands join to protest offshore drilling
http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/hands-across-sand-021410

Protesters draw line in sand
http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/News/Enviro/bchEAST04ENV021410.htm

Florida Beach Goers Protest Offshore Drilling
http://florida-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/florida-beach-goers-protest-offshore-drilling

Hundreds line Pinellas County beaches to protest near-shore oil drilling
http://tampabay.com/news/environment/water/hundreds-line-pinellas-county-beaches-to-protest-near-shore-oil-drilling/1073098

Hundreds say ‘no’ to offshore drilling
http://www.pnj.com/article/20100214/NEWS01/100214001/1006/Hundreds-say-%E2%80%98no–to-offshore-drilling