Environment

Permanent Protection of Atlantic—Make it happen

This is our last chance to make permanent protection of the Atlantic from offshore oil drilling a reality. We made the in-person pitches last month in Washington with our first sign-on letter. Now we understand that our request is seriously being considered by the Obama administration to take this unusual (but legal) action. We just need one more big push.…

Call for a permanent ban on Atlantic Coast offshore drilling getting stronger. Watch this video.

“President Obama, it’s time to protect our Atlantic Coast from offshore drilling forever.” That was the powerful message delivered to the Administration on Monday by the Business Alliance for Protecting (BAPAC) the Atlantic Coast, which the South Carolina Small Business Chamber co-founded this past September.  Billionaire Tom Steyer joined the…

ACTION ALERT! Bribe Vote on Offshore Drilling Set In U.S. Senate today. Call Sen. Graham to vote no.

South Carolina local coastal governments, businesses and citizens overwhelmingly oppose drilling off the Atlantic Coast for oil. So the oil companies and their supporters in Congress want to bribe states like South Carolina to agree to allow offshore drilling by giving them a small cut of revenues from any future…

Press Release: Atlantic Coast Business Leaders Meet with Obama Administration on Opposition to Seismic Testing for Offshore Oil and Gas

Over 12,000 businesses seek protection for local coastal economies Washington, DC—A delegation from the Business Alliance for Protecting the Atlantic Coast (BAPAC) meet today with Administration officials who will decide the future of oil and gas exploration that will effect local economies along the Atlantic seaboard. Over 12,000 businesses and…