Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

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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Americans Red and Blue Unite Against Trump’s Plan to Drill the Atlantic

August 31, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Americans Red and Blue Unite Against Trump’s Plan to Drill the Atlantic

NRDC-OnEarth August 28, 2017 Not even the Republican governors who supported him are willing to get behind it. By Jeff Turrentine President Trump, to put it mildly, hasn’t worked too hard to bring Democrats and Republicans together on many issues. By almost any account, the partisan divide in this country today is wider than it’s […]

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Trump’s Atlantic Drilling Plan May Be A Lost Cause

August 21, 2017 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Trump’s Atlantic Drilling Plan May Be A Lost Cause

OilPrice.com August 20, 2017 By Nick Cunningham A key public comment period just ended for revising the offshore exploration program along the U.S. Atlantic Coast, and the path forward might not be as smooth as the Trump administration had hoped. The Department of Interior, which regulates offshore drilling and also conducts lease sales to the […]

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Will the National Marine Fisheries Service sign the death warrant for the right whale?

August 20, 2017 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on Will the National Marine Fisheries Service sign the death warrant for the right whale?

The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast and probably every other organization that submitted comments to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) opposing seismic testing for oil in the Atlantic talked about the need to protect the endangered right whale from the airgun blasting. As the story below indicates, this is not an idle […]

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Over 41,000 businesses call on dropping Atlantic from oil drilling plan

August 18, 2017 - By: - In: Press Releases - Tags: , - Comments Off on Over 41,000 businesses call on dropping Atlantic from oil drilling plan

PRESS RELEASE Date:       August 18, 2017 From:      Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Subject:   Over 41,000 businesses call on dropping Atlantic from oil drilling plan Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO of BAPAC, 803-497-3204 (w), 803-600-6874 (c),  fknapp@protectingtheatlanticcoast.org Columbia, SC—The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) has filed comments to the Bureau of Ocean […]

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