Skip to comments.(Vanity) More info on LOST Treaty courtesy of the Heritage Foundation (please share info)
Posted on 07/13/2012 6:35:15 PM PDT by ak267
The Obama Administration is pushing for accession to the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which would expose the United States to baseless environmental lawsuits, including suits based on alleged U.S. contributions to global climate change. Accession would also require the U.S. to transfer billions of dollars in oil and gas royalties generated on its continental shelf to UNCLOS member states, particularly landlocked states and states that are the least developed.
The U.S. does not need to join the convention in order to access oil and gas resources located on its extended continental shelf (ECS), the Arctic, or the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, it can and should use bilateral treaties with neighboring countries to demarcate the limits of its maritime and continental shelf boundaries.
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I think the current whip count is 31 (maybe 32) which opposes LOST. We need 34 committed Senate NO votes who will show up on vote-day and vote NO.
CALL YOUR SENATORS!!!!
Any Senator who votes for this is a TRAITOR to his country.