Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

BAPAC BOEM Comments

March 8, 2018 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on BAPAC BOEM Comments

March 8, 2018 Ms. Kelly Hammerle National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Manager BOEM (VAM-LD) 45600 Woodland Road Sterling, VA, 20166-9216 Ms. Hammerle, The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (“BAPAC”) submits these comments regarding the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (“BOEM”) 2019-2024 Draft Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing […]

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New Economic Analysis Finds Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Plan Threatens 2.6 Million Jobs and Nearly $180 Billion in GDP

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Oceana FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2018 Contact: Dustin Cranor, 202.341.2267, 954.348.1314 (cell) or dcranor@oceana.org Clean Coast Economies Along Atlantic, Pacific and Eastern Gulf Risked for Only Two Years’-Worth of Oil and One Year’s-Worth of Gas WASHINGTON – Oceana released a new economic analysis today, which finds that the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan threatens […]

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BAPAC meets with BOEM and DOI

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This past Monday I and 3 Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast board members (Vicki Clark, Tom Kies and Amy MacKown) met with officials of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the U.S. Department of Interior.  The discussions on seismic testing and offshore drilling for oil in the Atlantic went very well. Also […]

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BOEM Grants Ocean Drilling Hearing to New Yorkers that has been Denied to Others

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Clean Ocean Action March 6, 2018 Citizens Blast Federal Officials for Double Standard! Sandy Hook, NJ- On March 2, 2018 Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted a hearing on the Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) proposal to open 90% of US waters to oil and gas exploration, leasing, development and production. At the meeting in […]

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Offshore drilling opponents urge public to give feedback on Trump’s plan

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WAVY.com March 1, 2018 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management conducting public input until March 9 By Joe Fisher VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — There’s one week left for people to submit feedback to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding President Trump’s controversial plan to expand offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast. “It makes me […]

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Offshore drilling opponents rally at Georgia Capitol

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Savannah Morning News February 28, 2018 By Mary Landers Opponents of offshore drilling staged a rally at the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday ahead of an afternoon “listening session” on the issue federal regulators scheduled in Atlanta. Among those speaking to the group were State Reps. Carl Gilliard, D-Garden City, and Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, and State […]

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Speakers Unite: No Offshore Oil Drilling

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Cape May County Herald February 28, 2018 By Bill Barlow   OCEAN CITY – Republican and Democratic lawmakers, environmental advocates and representatives of business groups gathered under gray February skies on the Ocean City Boardwalk Feb. 26, united in opposition to oil drilling off New Jersey’s coast. “I don’t know of any other issue that […]

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Many factions but one voice: No oil drilling along Atlantic

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February 28,2017 Ocean City Sentinel By Eric Avedissian OCEAN CITY — Under gray winter skies, officials gathered by the Ocean City Music Pier on Feb. 26 for a news conference opposing offshore drilling along the Atlantic coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing […]

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For many Republicans, Trump’s offshore drilling plan and beaches don’t mix

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February 28,2018 The Washington Post By Daniel Fears COLUMBIA, S.C. — After waiting in the morning chill for other lawmakers to speak, state Rep. Nancy Mace finally took the microphone. She was the General Assembly’s newest member, only four weeks on the job, “a baby among these folks,” she told the crowd. She was also a […]

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Don’t expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

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NJ.com   By Jonathan D. Salant WASHINGTON — Don’t expect to see oil rigs off the Jersey Shore. That was the message the state’s Republican lawmakers walked away with following a meeting Tuesday with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. “If it’s not off the table, it will soon be off the table,” said Rep. Chris Smith, R-4th Dist., […]

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