Business Alliance For Protecting The Atlantic Coast

House PASSES Build Back Better Act. Permanent Protections from Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic Included

November 19, 2021 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on House PASSES Build Back Better Act. Permanent Protections from Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic Included

Contact: Tom Kies– Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast, tom@nccoastchamber.com House Permanently Protects Atlantic From New Offshore Drilling The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast Applauds House Passage of Build Back Better Act Provision to Permanently Ban Oil and Gas Leasing in the Atlantic  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build […]

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Coastal Business Alliances Send Letter to Congressional Leaders Calling for Offshore Drilling Protections in Build Back Better

November 10, 2021 - By: - In: BAPAC Blog - Comments Off on Coastal Business Alliances Send Letter to Congressional Leaders Calling for Offshore Drilling Protections in Build Back Better

The Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast joined the Business Alliance for Protecting the Pacific Coast and the Florida Gulf Coast Business Coalition to send a joint letter to Congress expressing support for the provisions in the Build Back Better Act that would end new offshore oil and gas leasing off the Atlantic and […]

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Call to Congress from Business Coalitions: Permanently Protect Our Coast

March 17, 2021 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Call to Congress from Business Coalitions: Permanently Protect Our Coast

Contact: Tom Kies– Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast, (252) 726-6350, tom@nccoastchamber.comGrant Bixby – Business Alliance for Protecting the Pacific Coast, grant@bixbyresidential.com Call to Congress from Business Coalitions: Permanently Protect Our Coast Coastal business alliances from across the country unite to urge Congress to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling   A […]

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Coastal Business Alliances Thank President Biden for Bold Climate Action

January 28, 2021 - By: - In: Press Releases - Comments Off on Coastal Business Alliances Thank President Biden for Bold Climate Action

  Coastal Business Alliances Respond to Biden Executive Action in Joint Statement, January 28, 2021Contact: Tom Kies, (252) 726-6350, tom@nccoastchamber.com Offshore Leasing Pause Vital to Protecting Coastal Economy As leaders of coalitions representing over 50,000 businesses and 500,000 commercial fishing families along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States, we applaud the Biden-Harris […]

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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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