Climate / Energy

Opposition to seismic testing permits revs up its legal engines. SC to be the “legal dagger” in the heart of oil exploration in the Atlantic

PRESS RELEASE Date:       April 5, 2018 From:     South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Opposition to seismic testing permits revs up its legal engines Contact:  See below Columbia, SC—If there is to be exploration for oil in the Atlantic using the highly destructive seismic airgun blasting process, it will…

Editorial: Protect marine mammals: reject these two oil-friendly bills

Charleston Post and Courier April 3, 2018 Members of South Carolina’s congressional delegation, especially coastal Reps. Mark Sanford and Tom Rice, should oppose legislation that would weaken protections for marine mammals and ease the process for permitting for seismic surveys. Two oil-industry friendly bills by Louisiana lawmakers haven’t garnered as…