Climate / Energy

Statement from SC Small Business Chamber on House passage of reconciliation bill

Press Statement November 19, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Today the U.S. House passed the reconciliation bill that addresses many needs of small businesses. The bill, also referred to as Build Back Better, now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Below is a statement by Frank Knapp Jr.,…

Permanent Protection Against Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic Just a Couple Votes Away

The Build Back Better Act (reconciliation bill) in Congress contains a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas leasing for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico. We are closer now than we have ever been to achieving permanent protections for our coasts and oceans. It’s crucial that members…

Join Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action

  Register: BCCA Meeting Sept. 15 at 3 PM ET President Biden’s Executive Order 14008 initiated a multi-year process, called America the Beautiful, to conserve biodiversity and habitats, address climate change, and enhance the resilience of our natural resources and communities. Businesses for Conservation and Climate Action (BCCA) is making…

Sign Letter to Rep. Rice and Mace in support of COAST Anti-Drilling Act

  It’s time to permanently ban offshore drilling for oil in the Atlantic. We have been successful in our efforts to block exploratory seismic airgun blasting, the preliminary process before drilling. But now we need to finish the job. Businesses are encouraged to sign this letter asking South Carolina Representatives…