Will the National Marine Fisheries Service sign the death warrant for the right whale?
The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast and probably every other organization that submitted comments to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) opposing seismic testing for oil in the Atlantic talked about the need to protect the endangered right whale from the airgun blasting. As the story below indicates, this is not an idle […]Continue Reading
BAPAC submits comments to BOEM on offshore drilling
The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast has filed its comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management regarding the proposal to allow offshore drilling for oil in the Atlantic. Click here to read the comments.Continue Reading
State of New Jersey “strongly opposes” offshore drilling
New Jersey’s GOP governor, Chris Christie, in speaking for his state has joined seven members of the NJ Congressional delegation in officially opposing putting the Atlantic in the next 5-year plan for offshore oil drilling leases. Congratulations to all who worked tirelessly to make this happen. Read the NJ letter below.Continue Reading
August 17 is deadline for comments
Urgent!! August 17 is deadline for comments on offshore drilling We’re making it easy for you to tell the feds to keep offshore oil drilling out of the Atlantic. Business organizations should share this with their members. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is accepting public comments until August 17th to start this two year […]Continue Reading
Is Challenger to SC Governor McMaster Willing to Sell Out Coastal Economies
Henry McMaster, Governor of South Carolina, has made it very clear that he opposes both seismic testing and drilling for oil in the Atlantic. Now one of his challengers in next year’s GOP primary has weighed in on the issue of offshore drilling. According to the Charleston City Paper, Catherine Templeton spoke to a town […]Continue Reading
NJ Congressional Delegation Letter to Zinke
New Jersey members of Congress have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Zinke opposing putting the Atlantic into a new 5-year plan. Read the letter.Continue Reading
DoD says DO NOT ENTER!
NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) official comment period for the seismic airgun blasting applications to kill, injure and harass up to 138,000 marine mammals and millions of fish and invertebrates in the Atlantic is over. The NMFS can approve the applications for this outdated oil-exploration method literally at any time. This would enable the […]Continue Reading