Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Seismic testing…Where have all the fish gone?

April 3, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on Seismic testing…Where have all the fish gone?

We now have a study on the effect of a 2014 seismic testing survey on fish that use a nearby reef off the North Carolina coast.Ms. Avery Paxton was part of the research team that used microphones and cameras to document the impact. According to a story in the Carteret County News-Times: Ms. Paxton said that noise […]

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Letter: Offshore drilling

April 2, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Letter: Offshore drilling

Charleston Post and Courier April 2, 2017 I have lived on Sullivan’s Island since 1981. In 2002, I attended graduate school in Santa Barbara, Calif. Walking the beach there, I was horrified at the sight of oil rigs offshore and tar balls stuck to my feet. I was grateful that no structures marred our view […]

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BAPAC Goes to the Hill

April 1, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on BAPAC Goes to the Hill

Nine members of the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast met with 22 Congressional offices on March 30th and 31st. Our Hill Day volunteers came from Maine to Florida and represented the hospitality, fishing, investment and general business community (see below for a list of BAPAC participants).  The elected leaders and their staffs heard […]

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Local Business Leader Visits Washington to Urge Congress and Trump Administration to Protect Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

March 30, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Local Business Leader Visits Washington to Urge Congress and Trump Administration to Protect Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Contact: Frank Knapp, 803.497-3204 (o), 803.600.6874 (c), fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org WASHINGTON – Today, representatives from the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) will meet with members of Congress and their staff to ask that the Atlantic Ocean remain off-limits to offshore oil and gas drilling as well as seismic airgun […]

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