Join expert panelists David Mica, Executive Director/Lobbyist of the Florida Petroleum Council, and Ericka D’Avanzo, Florida Regional Manager of the Surfrider Foundation, for a live discussion of offshore oil drilling and the Deepwater Horizon explosion. They will be joined by Laurence Reisman, editorial page editor, and Michael Goforth, columnist, of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.

You can join the discussion on this page beginning at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, May 5 or post your opinions via Twitter using the hashtag #deepwater.

You can also check out the transcript later by going to http://www.tcpalm.com/live-chat/oil-spill-chat/.