Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Beaufort County leaders prepare for 2nd offshore drilling fight

April 29, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Beaufort County leaders prepare for 2nd offshore drilling fight

The Beaufort Gazette/ Hilton Head Island Packet April 29, 2017 By Stephen Fastenau Here they go again. Months after local elected officials, businessmen and environmentalists won victories over the prospect of offshore drilling, their campaign has been revived. President Donald Trump signed an order Friday that could reverse previous administration directives and reopen the Atlantic […]

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Oil drilling news conference set with elected officials

April 28, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Oil drilling news conference set with elected officials

South Strand News April 28, 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday, April 28, that reverses current law and calls for a review of locations to expand offshore oil and gas drilling, likely targeting four Atlantic Ocean states, including South Carolina. A news conference with Horry and Georgetown elected officials will be held […]

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

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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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Local leaders thumbs down to Trump offshore drilling order

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Charleston Post and Courier April 28, 2017 By Bo Petersen South Carolina coastal mayors Friday decried the Trump administration order that could re-open the offshore to oil and natural gas exploration and drilling. At the Charleston Maritime Center, three local coastal mayors and a Charleston councilman spoke at a press event held by local anti-drilling […]

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‘Groundhog Day’ — Lowcountry mayors restate opposition to offshore drilling & seismic testing in wake of Trump executive order

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Moultrie News (SC) April 28, 2017 By Jake Lucas President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday asking Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to reconsider opening up the waters off the coast of South Carolina and other areas to offshore oil and gas drilling. The order also directs the interior secretary to streamline applications […]

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Business Opposition Grows Stronger to Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling

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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

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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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Region’s leaders split on offshore energy

April 22, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Region’s leaders split on offshore energy

The Greenville News April 21, 2017 ​Even amid a strong tide of opposition among coastal Carolinians, one of the strongest proponents of offshore energy exploration sees abundant economic opportunity for South Carolina and the region if President Donald Trump loosens restrictions on energy development off the Atlantic coast. U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., is his […]

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Proponents want to speed up search for energy

April 22, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Proponents want to speed up search for energy

The Greenville News April 21, 2017 ​The search for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North and South Carolina could be months, rather than years, away. That would put the first wells in the Atlantic in as little as three years, and major oil drilling infrastructure a decade or so […]

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Debate simmers over Atlantic oil, gas exploration

April 22, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Debate simmers over Atlantic oil, gas exploration

The Greenville News April 21, 2017 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina – On this dock, where captains and first mates are freshening their boats with coats of white paint and rigging up new shrimp trawling gear to take to springtime Atlantic waters, the debate over drilling for oil in East Coast waters divides colleagues and, occasionally, families. Much […]

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