Florida must invest in solid energy future

February 6, 2017

Each year brings new challenges, opportunities and goals - and Florida is a state that continues to grow exponentially year after year.

In fact, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2016 annual report, our population increases by 1 percent annually, bringing an additional 1 million people to Florida every five years.

We are fortunate that our great state continues to flourish. However, we will need to continue to invest in things like energy infrastructure if we want to continue to live, play and work here in the Sunshine State.

Energy infrastructure is key to positive economic growth and helps keep our lives operating - from our alarm clock in the morning, traveling to work each day, feeding our families and charging our phones at night. The convenience energy provides is unparalleled, and its advancement is now more important than ever.

The first step to exploring future fuel opportunities is gathering information, which allows scientists to pinpoint our energy resources. One safe way to do so is through seismic testing -- a proven and efficient means to determine energy potential in the ocean...

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