Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Businesses Cite Excessive Problems with Government Regulations on Seismic Airgun Blasting

July 6, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - No comments

Date:       July 6, 2017 From:      Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Subject:   Businesses Cite Excessive Problems with Government Regulations on Seismic Airgun Blasting Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO of BAPAC, 803-497-3204 (w), 803-600-6874 (c),  fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) has submitted its official comments in opposition to the federal government approving applications from […]

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Congressman Pallone Leads New Jersey Delegation Letter Opposing Seismic Testing

June 9, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Congressman Pallone Leads New Jersey Delegation Letter Opposing Seismic Testing

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) led a bipartisan letter from the entire New Jersey Congressional delegation to the National Marine Fisheries Service voicing concerns over a proposal to issue seismic testing permits for the Atlantic Ocean. Seismic testing poses a direct threat to important marine life populations and opens the door […]

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Political Decision on Atlantic Oil Exploration Endangers Coastal Economies

June 5, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Political Decision on Atlantic Oil Exploration Endangers Coastal Economies

PRESS RELEASE Date:       June 5, 2017 From:      Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Subject: Political Decision on Oil Exploration In Atlantic Endangers Coastal Economies Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO of BAPAC, 803-497-3204 (w), 803-600-6874 (c),  fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org Political Decision on Atlantic Oil Exploration Endangers Coastal Economies Columbia, SC—On January 6th of this year, the Bureau of […]

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Trump Budget Undercuts Arguments for Atlantic Coast Offshore Drilling

May 25, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: - Comments Off on Trump Budget Undercuts Arguments for Atlantic Coast Offshore Drilling

Date:       May 25, 2017 From:      Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Subject:  Trump Budget Undercuts Arguments for Atlantic Coast Offshore Drilling Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO of BAPAC, 803-497-3204 (w),                 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org Columbia, SC—President Donald Trump’s FY 2018 budget released this week undercuts two critical arguments […]

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Businesses, Former Navy Base Commander: Offshore Drilling a Threat to Economy, Military

April 28, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Businesses, Former Navy Base Commander: Offshore Drilling a Threat to Economy, Military

Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center and Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast For Immediate Release: April 28, 2017 Contact Laura Habr, BAPC and Croc’s 19th Street Bistro, (757) 288-3861 Mike Mather, SELC Communications, (434) 333-9464 Oceanfront Rally Decries Executive Order to “Review” Atlantic Protections VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — A coalition of […]

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Business Opposition Grows Stronger to Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling

April 28, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Business Opposition Grows Stronger to Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling

Press Statement Dt: April 28, 2017 Fr: Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Re: President Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Drilling Ct: Frank Knapp, President, CEO & Co-founder, 803-497-3204 (o), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org Statement by Frank Knapp Jr. President, CEO and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Protecting of the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) on President […]

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Business Opposition Grows Stronger to Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling

April 28, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Business Opposition Grows Stronger to Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling

Press Statement April 28, 2017 Statement by Frank Knapp Jr. President, CEO and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Protecting of the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) on President Trump’s Executive Order to revise or restart the 5-Year Plan for offshore drilling and streamlining the approval of seismic testing permits. With the support of over 41,000 businesses […]

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Local Business Leader Visits Washington to Urge Congress and Trump Administration to Protect Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

March 30, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Local Business Leader Visits Washington to Urge Congress and Trump Administration to Protect Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2017 Contact: Frank Knapp, 803.497-3204 (o), 803.600.6874 (c), fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org WASHINGTON – Today, representatives from the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) will meet with members of Congress and their staff to ask that the Atlantic Ocean remain off-limits to offshore oil and gas drilling as well as seismic airgun […]

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Atlantic Coast Business Leaders Elected to New Board Business Alliance Formally Organized

March 15, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Atlantic Coast Business Leaders Elected to New Board Business Alliance Formally Organized

Date: March 15, 2017 From: Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact: Frank Knapp Jr., President & CEO, BAPAC, 803-497-3204 (O), 803-600-6874 (C) fknapp@scsbc.org COLUMBIA, SC- The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) recently elected its board of directors and officers. BAPAC is leading the business opposition to drilling and seismic testing […]

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Building resistance to offshore drilling

February 17, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Building resistance to offshore drilling

Columbia, SC—Following the past 12 months’ success in avoiding Atlantic Coast exploration and drilling for oil and gas, the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) is expanding its reach. “With the new administration and Congress will come stronger efforts to allow offshore exploration and drilling for oil and gas,” said Frank Knapp Jr., […]

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