I'm no petroleum or environmental sciences expert (few are), but I do know two things: I don't want oil rigs messing with my sunsets and I don't want oil spills mucking up my beaches.
There are plenty of other ways to harness the energy of the sea and shore: wind, tidal, etc. Let's start planning for the future by investing in clean, renewable energy sources and stop planning for the future like we're perpetually stuck in 1965.
Details on the hearing via SF Gate:
The Department of the Interior will hold a public hearing from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, Robertson Auditorium, 1675 Owens St., San Francisco.