Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Offshore oil surveys to start as opposition grows

October 28, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Offshore oil surveys to start as opposition grows

Charleston Post & Courier October 28, 2016 By Bo Petersen  Nearly a half million commercial fishing families have joined the opposition to seismic testing for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a South Carolina-based business chamber. Meanwhile, a first, non-seismic survey is set to start. The families, numbering more than 400,000, […]

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Seismic testing off our coast leads to bad things

October 27, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Seismic testing off our coast leads to bad things

Myrtle Beach Sun News Letter to the Editor October 27, 2016 Sandra Bundy, Murrells Inlet All of us who live, work and own businesses along the Atlantic seaboard should be very concerned about the federal government permitting seismic testing for oil off the Atlantic coast. Not only will this eventually lead to offshore drilling, which […]

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Stop the feds from destroying SC coastal economy

October 4, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Stop the feds from destroying SC coastal economy

The Beaufort Gazette and the Hilton Head Island Packet October 4, 2016 By Frank Knapp Jr., Special to The Beaufort Gazette and The Island Packet The Obama administration is very close to unleashing an underwater sonic boom attack off our Atlantic Coast, including South Carolina’s. You probably have two immediate questions. What am I talking […]

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Beaufort group: Offshore drilling, seismic testing threatens our livelihoods

October 3, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Beaufort group: Offshore drilling, seismic testing threatens our livelihoods

The Beaufort Gazette October 3, 2016 By Stephen Fastenau Some northern Beaufort County businesses and organizations have joined a new organization of merchants up and down the Atlantic coast opposing off-shore oil exploration. The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast formed during a meeting in North Myrtle Beach earlier this month. The group’s primary […]

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Editorial: Seismic tests bad for business

September 19, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Editorial: Seismic tests bad for business

Charleston Post and Courier September 19, 2016 Often business interests and environmentalists are at loggerheads: Development versus conservation. But the two have found common ground on a worthy issue affecting the Atlantic Coast. They oppose seismic testing for offshore oil. Of course, Big Oil is an exception. It wants to test for oil deposits in […]

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Interstate alliance of business leaders advocating for halt in offshore oil exploration

September 15, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Interstate alliance of business leaders advocating for halt in offshore oil exploration

Hampton Roads Business Journal September 15, 2016 By Nate Delesline III Hampton Roads representatives are part of a newly formed interstate alliance of business owners who are working together to oppose offshore oil exploration in the Atlantic Ocean. Individual businesses and business organizations from New Jersey to Georgia recently met in South Carolina to develop […]

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Thousands of businesses come together to prevent seismic testing for offshore drilling

September 13, 2016 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Thousands of businesses come together to prevent seismic testing for offshore drilling

WPDE-TV (Florence/Myrtle Beach SC) September 13, 2016 By Erin MacPherson Horry County, S.C. (WPDE) — After much debate, offshore drilling was banned off the Atlantic Coast. However, seismic testing was not. Seismic testing can lead to offshore drilling. That’s why thousands of businesses came together Monday to stop this testing before it could even start […]

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