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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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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Government oversight of offshore drilling is ineffective, says the US Government

March 24, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Comments Off on Government oversight of offshore drilling is ineffective, says the US Government

“Delivering offshore energy to the American people is safer than ever as a result of industry’s leadership and continuous investments in safety . . . and an enhanced regulatory regime.” That’s the marketing pitch for offshore oil drilling from Energy Tomorrow, a product of the American Petroleum Institute. After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon environmental and economic […]

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Welcome to BAPAC

March 21, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Comments Off on Welcome to BAPAC

Thank you for reading this first blog of the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC), the leading business organization working to ensure the long term health and economic vitality of the Atlantic seaboard through responsible stewardship of the coastal and ocean waters. The support BAPAC has received since our organizational meeting in North […]

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