WHEREAS, there are also strong indications that the resulting tanker traffic
along the western coast of North America would endanger the salmon and other
forms of sea life upon which a large and valuable food-fishing industry now
WHEREAS, several alternative means of transporting oil and gas from the
shores of the Arctic Ocean to localities where it is needed have been proposed;
BE IT RESOLVED: That the 1979 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist
Association urges the governments of the United States and Canada to adopt and
enforce regulations governing the transportation of this oil and gas which will
assure that the risks of damage to the environment will be reduced to as low a
level as is at all practicable.
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