03/13/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ted Danson To Testify On Offshore Drilling

Actor Ted Danson, a longtime ocean advocate and Oceana board member, is set to testify Wednesday morning about what he believes are the "chief threats" of offshore drilling and the impact of 120 million gallons of oil discharged annually into the world's oceans.

The actor is scheduled to testify before the House Natural Resources Committee and will hold press availability outside the hearing room at 9:45 a.m., just before his testimony commences at 10.

Some of the topics he plans to present at the hearing include:
• Threats posed by offshore drilling, including spills, leaks and other forms of pollution.
• Impacts of offshore drilling on marine wildlife, ocean ecosystems and climate.

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