Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Will the National Marine Fisheries Service sign the death warrant for the right whale?

August 20, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on 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 […]

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State of New Jersey “strongly opposes” offshore drilling

August 16, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on 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.  

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August 17 is deadline for comments

August 7, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Comments Off on 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 […]

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Is Challenger to SC Governor McMaster Willing to Sell Out Coastal Economies

August 6, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on 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 […]

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DoD says DO NOT ENTER!

July 30, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on 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 […]

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