Climate / Energy

Obama administration denies permits for seismic testing along S.C. coast

Charleston Post and Courier January 7, 2017 By Emma Dumain WASHINGTON — South Carolina environmentalists were disappointed last month when President Barack Obama excluded the state’s coastline from protection against offshore drilling. These same activists are now cheering the Obama administration’s denial Friday of six permits to perform seismic airgun testing,…

Seismic testing permits denied by Obama Administration

Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast 1717 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC  29201, 803-252-5733 For Immediate Release Date:  January 6, 2017 From: Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) Contact: Frank Knapp, BAPAC Co-Founder and President/CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 803-252-5733 (O), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Seismic testing permits denied…