Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

BOEM Grants Ocean Drilling Hearing to New Yorkers that has been Denied to Others

March 6, 2018 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on BOEM Grants Ocean Drilling Hearing to New Yorkers that has been Denied to Others

Clean Ocean Action March 6, 2018 Citizens Blast Federal Officials for Double Standard! Sandy Hook, NJ- On March 2, 2018 Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted a hearing on the Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) proposal to open 90% of US waters to oil and gas exploration, leasing, development and production. At the meeting in […]

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Offshore drilling opponents urge public to give feedback on Trump’s plan

March 2, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Offshore drilling opponents urge public to give feedback on Trump’s plan

WAVY.com March 1, 2018 Bureau of Ocean Energy Management conducting public input until March 9 By Joe Fisher VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — There’s one week left for people to submit feedback to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding President Trump’s controversial plan to expand offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast. “It makes me […]

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Offshore drilling opponents rally at Georgia Capitol

March 1, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Offshore drilling opponents rally at Georgia Capitol

Savannah Morning News February 28, 2018 By Mary Landers Opponents of offshore drilling staged a rally at the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday ahead of an afternoon “listening session” on the issue federal regulators scheduled in Atlanta. Among those speaking to the group were State Reps. Carl Gilliard, D-Garden City, and Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, and State […]

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Speakers Unite: No Offshore Oil Drilling

March 1, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Speakers Unite: No Offshore Oil Drilling

Cape May County Herald February 28, 2018 By Bill Barlow   OCEAN CITY – Republican and Democratic lawmakers, environmental advocates and representatives of business groups gathered under gray February skies on the Ocean City Boardwalk Feb. 26, united in opposition to oil drilling off New Jersey’s coast. “I don’t know of any other issue that […]

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Many factions but one voice: No oil drilling along Atlantic

March 1, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Many factions but one voice: No oil drilling along Atlantic

February 28,2017 Ocean City Sentinel By Eric Avedissian OCEAN CITY — Under gray winter skies, officials gathered by the Ocean City Music Pier on Feb. 26 for a news conference opposing offshore drilling along the Atlantic coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing […]

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For many Republicans, Trump’s offshore drilling plan and beaches don’t mix

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February 28,2018 The Washington Post By Daniel Fears COLUMBIA, S.C. — After waiting in the morning chill for other lawmakers to speak, state Rep. Nancy Mace finally took the microphone. She was the General Assembly’s newest member, only four weeks on the job, “a baby among these folks,” she told the crowd. She was also a […]

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Don’t expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

February 28, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Don’t expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

NJ.com   By Jonathan D. Salant WASHINGTON — Don’t expect to see oil rigs off the Jersey Shore. That was the message the state’s Republican lawmakers walked away with following a meeting Tuesday with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. “If it’s not off the table, it will soon be off the table,” said Rep. Chris Smith, R-4th Dist., […]

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Tweet from NJ Congressman Frank LoBiondo

February 28, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Tweet from NJ Congressman Frank LoBiondo

Frank LoBiondo‏Verified account @RepLoBiondo NEWS: Just met w/ @SecretaryZinke re: proposed offshore drilling. As I have long said facts w/ #SouthJersey…no oil reserves, lack existing onshore infrastructure, neg impact to tourism/fishing, broad bipartisan opposition. I am cautiously optimistic message received/understood. 1:58 PM – 27 Feb 2018

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Most in S.C. oppose offshore oil drilling

February 28, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Most in S.C. oppose offshore oil drilling

The State February 28, 2018 By Bristow Marchant A majority of South Carolinians oppose drilling for oil off the S.C. coast, a new poll finds. The poll by Winthrop University found that 51 percent of South Carolinians surveyed oppose offshore drilling. Forty-one percent favored drilling. The poll found support for drilling varied radically between self-identified […]

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BAPAC President/CEO to speak at Atlanta rally against offshore drilling

February 27, 2018 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on BAPAC President/CEO to speak at Atlanta rally against offshore drilling

Wednesday morning (February 28) at 9:30 in Atlanta at Liberty Plaza across from the state capitol Georgia legislators, business leaders, and conservation groups publicly oppose allowing oil and gas development off of Georgia’s coast as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management holds a public listening session in Atlanta. Over 140 East Coast local governments have […]

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