Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

Coastal Business Alliances Congratulate President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris

November 13, 2020 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Coastal Business Alliances Congratulate President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris

BAPAC looks forward to working with the incoming Biden Administration BAPAC Statement, November 12, 2020 Contact:Tom Kies, (252) 726-6350, tom@nccoastchamber.com As leaders of coalitions representing over 50,000 businesses and 500,000 commercial fishing families along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the United States, we offer our congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala […]

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Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Celebrates Court Ruling Preventing Seismic Airgun Blasting Off the Atlantic Coast

October 16, 2020 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Celebrates Court Ruling Preventing Seismic Airgun Blasting Off the Atlantic Coast

Resounding Victory for our Coastal Economies and Communities BAPAC Statement, October 6, 2020In response to the recent seismic litigation victory Contacts:Tom Kies, (252) 726-6350, tom@nccoastchamber.comSandra Bundy, (843) 902-7615, sandrabundy@gmail.com   Last week, a lawsuit aiming to prevent five oil and gas companies from conducting seismic airgun blasting off the Atlantic coast concluded in a resounding […]

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BAPAC Calls for Permanent Protections for Entire Atlantic Coast

September 11, 2020 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on BAPAC Calls for Permanent Protections for Entire Atlantic Coast

In response to President Trump’s announcement of offshore drilling protections for South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida BAPAC Statement, September 11, 2020   Contacts: Tom Kies, (252) 726-6350,  tom@nccoastchamber.com Sandra Bundy, (843) 902-7615,  sandrabundy@gmail.com   On Tuesday, President Trump announced a 10-year moratorium on offshore drilling leasing along Florida’s Gulf and Atlantic coasts, as well as […]

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Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Condemns Release of Permits to Harm Marine Mammals for Offshore Oil

December 10, 2018 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Condemns Release of Permits to Harm Marine Mammals for Offshore Oil

First Step Towards Offshore Drilling Paints Bleak Future for Atlantic Businesses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   NOVEMBER 30, 2018Contact:Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast — Vicki Clark, 609-425-5380, vicki@cmcchamber.com , BAPAC2017@gmail.com  WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released Incidental Harassment Authorizations (IHAs) permitting five private companies to harm marine mammals with seismic airgun […]

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Ryan Zinke Assures Lawmakers he is Scaling Back Massive Offshore Drilling Plan

April 13, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Ryan Zinke Assures Lawmakers he is Scaling Back Massive Offshore Drilling Plan

Washington Examiner by Josh Siegel April 11, 2018 12:24 PM   Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke assured the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday that he plans to scale back his plan to expand offshore leasing in nearly all federal waters, after massive local and state opposition. “States matter, local voices matter, you matter, and governors matter,” Zinke […]

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Experts: Seismic testing may release radioactive material from ocean floor

April 12, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: , - Comments Off on Experts: Seismic testing may release radioactive material from ocean floor

South Strand News April 12, 2018 By Clayton Stiars New fears of releasing toxic and radioactive materials buried in the ocean floor are fueling concerns about the affects of seismic testing for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean. This is in response to the Trump administration’s new draft five-year program (2019-2024) for oil […]

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SC Group Seeks Data on Offshore Dumping

April 11, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: - Comments Off on SC Group Seeks Data on Offshore Dumping

Coastal Review Online April 10, 2018 by Staff Report COLUMBIA, S.C.— The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the U.S. Department of Defense seeking information on ammunition dumps in the Atlantic Ocean that contain conventional, chemical and radioactive weapons and materials. Approximate locations of munitions […]

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Upstate SC city passes resolution against offshore oil exploration and exploration

April 10, 2018 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on Upstate SC city passes resolution against offshore oil exploration and exploration

Big news from South Carolina. The City of Greenville sits 213 miles from Charleston and 248 miles from Myrtle Beach.  But that doesn’t mean that its city council doesn’t care about the economic and environmental health of the state’s coast. Last night the Greenville City Council unanimously passed a resolution opposing offshore exploration and drilling […]

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Business Group Investigates Radioactive Weapon Dumps

April 10, 2018 - By: - In: In The News - Tags: - Comments Off on Business Group Investigates Radioactive Weapon Dumps

Inside Sources April 9, 2018 by Connor D. Wolf The U.S. Department of Defense was asked by a business group Monday to reveal the locations of chemical and radioactive dump sites in the Atlantic. The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) is seeking information regarding munition dumps that allegedly contained conventional, chemical, and radioactive […]

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FOIA requests filed for info on ammunition and radioactive waste-dump sites off Atlantic Coast. Seismic testing resulting in toxic chemicals on beaches a big concern.

April 9, 2018 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Tags: , - Comments Off on FOIA requests filed for info on ammunition and radioactive waste-dump sites off Atlantic Coast. Seismic testing resulting in toxic chemicals on beaches a big concern.

Date:       April 9, 2018 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Info on munitions and radioactive waste dump sites in the Atlantic sought Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org James Barton, 757-572-7750 Columbia, SC—Today a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was filed with the U.S. Department of Defense by the […]

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