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Editorial: Wrong message on offshore oil

October 20, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Editorial: Wrong message on offshore oil

Charleston Post and Courier October 19, 2017 Despite nearly universal opposition to offshore drilling among coastal South Carolina residents and their elected representatives, state Sen. Stephen Goldfinch, R-Murrell’s Inlet, recently told a congressional panel that Georgetown would be an ideal spot for the oil industry to build the infrastructure needed to support offshore rigs. That’s […]

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Beach cities say no to offshore drilling, but that’s not what Congress was told

October 12, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Comments Off on Beach cities say no to offshore drilling, but that’s not what Congress was told

By Audrey Hudson ahudson@thesunnews.com Activists who oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing gathered at Plyler Park in May for the Hands Across the Sand event sponsored in Myrtle Beach by SODA and the Grand Strand Surfrider Foundation. Matt Silfer for The Sun News. October 11, 2017 6:22 PM Testifying before a congressional panel on Wednesday, S.C. […]

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Atlantic City offshore wind developer all-in on green energy

October 7, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Atlantic City offshore wind developer all-in on green energy

Southern New Jersey Development Council October 6, 2017 The European energy company developing a wind farm 10 miles off Atlantic City is exiting the fossil-fuels business and going all-in on sustainable energy. The Atlantic City project is on track to open between 2020 and 2025, said Thomas Brostrom, president of North American operations for the […]

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As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers

October 3, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on As Seas Warm, Whales Face New Dangers

“We haven’t seen this level of mortality in right whales since we stopped whaling them” in coastal New England in the 1700s The New York Times October 2, 2017 By KAREN WEINTRAUB MOUNT DESERT ROCK, Me. — From the top of the six-story lighthouse, water stretches beyond the horizon in every direction. A foghorn bleats […]

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Trump’s America First Energy Plan Puts Foreign Companies First, Marine Species Last

September 28, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Trump’s America First Energy Plan Puts Foreign Companies First, Marine Species Last

Back in June I wrote a blog, French Seismic Company Files for Bankruptcy. Needs Permit to Blast the Atlantic for New Revenue,  about one of the seismic testing companies wanting to airgun blast the Atlantic to look for possible oil deposits below the ocean floor. A new story in The Revelator gives more background about […]

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East Coast Republicans join Dems to lobby Trump against Atlantic oil exploration

September 16, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: - Comments Off on East Coast Republicans join Dems to lobby Trump against Atlantic oil exploration

The State Charlotte Observer Miami Herald Hilton Head Island Packet Kansas City Star Portland Press Herald September 15, 2017 By Tony Pugh WASHINGTON State and federal lawmakers from both parties have joined East Coast business interests to convince the Trump administration to halt its plan for fossil fuel development in the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a […]

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Congressman Mark Sanford Speaking on Amendment to House Budget to Ban Seismic Testing

September 11, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Congressman Mark Sanford Speaking on Amendment to House Budget to Ban Seismic Testing

September 7, 2017 Watch video I thank the gentlemen and I want to make clear that I am offering this amendment on behalf of Frank LoBiondo, who I know who has worked with my colleague Don Byer from Virginia on this by partisan measure. I think it when to make sense that it would quite […]

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Editorial: President Trump, offshore drilling is not welcome here

September 11, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Editorial: President Trump, offshore drilling is not welcome here

Myrtle Beach Sun News September 9, 2017 Offshore oil drilling and exploration is overwhelmingly opposed along the U.S. Atlantic Coast, including off South Carolina, and the opposition has become increasingly bipartisan. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster joined fellow Republican governors of Maryland and New Jersey and Democratic governors of North Carolina and Delaware in opposing the […]

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What community wants to host an oil refinery on the Atlantic Coast? Come on, raise your hand.

August 31, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on What community wants to host an oil refinery on the Atlantic Coast? Come on, raise your hand.

The Washington Post August 29, 2017 ExxonMobil refineries are damaged in Hurricane Harvey, releasing hazardous pollutants By Steven Mufson ExxonMobil acknowledged Tuesday that Hurricane Harvey damaged two of its refineries, causing the release of hazardous pollutants. The acknowledgment, in a regulatory filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, follows repeated complaints on Twitter of an […]

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