Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

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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Seismic testing permits denied by Obama Administration

January 6, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Seismic testing permits denied by Obama Administration

Date:  January 6, 2017 From: Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact: Frank Knapp, BAPAC Co-Founder and President/CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 803-252-5733 (O), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Washington, DC—The Obama Administration’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today denied all permits for oil exploration off the Atlantic Coast. The Business Alliance for Protecting the […]

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Business alliance calls on White House to deny offshore oil exploration permits

January 4, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Business alliance calls on White House to deny offshore oil exploration permits

For Immediate Release Date:                January 4, 2016 From:               Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact:          Tom Kies, President, Carteret county Chamber of Commerce, 252-726-6350,                                 Tom@nccoastchamber.com Frank Knapp, BAPAC Co-Founder, 803-252-5733 (O), 803-600-6874 (C), fknapp@scsbc.org Washington, DC—The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) is making one last effort to derail plans for […]

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President Obama Disappoints Atlantic Coast Businesses. Offshore drilling ban misses most of areas of interest to Big Oil

December 20, 2016 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on President Obama Disappoints Atlantic Coast Businesses. Offshore drilling ban misses most of areas of interest to Big Oil

Date: December 20, 2016 From: Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact: Frank Knapp, BAPAC Co-Founder, 803-252-5733 (O), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Washington, DC—The over 35,000 businesses and 500,000 commercial fishing families of the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) are disappointed that President Obama has not banned offshore drilling along the […]

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35,000+ businesses send message to President Obama

December 13, 2016 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on 35,000+ businesses send message to President Obama

Date:                December 13, 2016 From:              Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact:          Frank Knapp, BAPAC Co-Founder, 803-252-5733 (O), 803-600-6874 (c),  fknapp@scsbc.org Tens of Thousands of Businesses Call on President Obama to Permanently Protect the Atlantic Coast from Offshore Drilling  Washington, DC—The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) delivered a letter today to […]

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Atlantic Coast Business Leaders Meet with Obama Administration on Opposition to Seismic Testing for Offshore Oil and Gas

November 14, 2016 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Atlantic Coast Business Leaders Meet with Obama Administration on Opposition to Seismic Testing for Offshore Oil and Gas

Date:                November 14, 2016 From:              Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Contact:          Frank Knapp, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 803-252-5733 (O),  803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Over 12,000 businesses seek protection for local coastal economies Washington, DC—A delegation from the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) meet today with Administration officials who will […]

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Business Leaders Unite in Opposing Seismic Airgun Testing along the Atlantic Coast

October 27, 2016 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Business Leaders Unite in Opposing Seismic Airgun Testing along the Atlantic Coast

Date:                October 27, 2016 From:              Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Contact:          Frank Knapp, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 803-252-5733 (O),  803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org From Maine to Florida—thousands of business interests ask President Obama to protect the Atlantic Ocean from Seismic Airgun Testing and Big Oil Washington, DC—The president of Cape Publishing […]

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Atlantic coast business alliance forms to oppose

September 13, 2016 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Atlantic coast business alliance forms to oppose

Date:       September 13, 2016 From:      Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Contact:  Frank Knapp, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Tim O’Brien, International Game Fish Association, 434-466-2936, tpobrien@tycoontackle.com North Myrtle Beach, SC—Yesterday Atlantic coast businesses formed a new coalition, Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC).  The top […]

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