Climate / Energy

Murrells Inlet Businessman Testifies to U.S. Senate Committee

Murrells Inlet Businessman Testifies to U.S. Senate Committee

PRESS RELEASE Date: May 22, 2019 From: South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject: Murrells Inlet Businessman Testifies to U.S. Senate Committee Contact: Frank Knapp, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—U.S. Senators heard the voice of coastal businesses dependent on a healthy ocean for their livelihoods today. Rick…

South Carolina Legislature votes to block infrastructure needed for offshore oil

PRESS RELEASE Date: May 21, 2019 From: South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject: South Carolina Legislature votes to block infrastructure needed for offshore oil Contact: Frank Knapp, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—The South Carolina General Assembly has sent a clear message to the Trump Administration—there will…

Federal attorneys again mislead the Court on seismic permitting process

Following the U.S. Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt’s April 25th public comments that he was delaying indefinitely efforts to produce a new five-year plan for oil leases off the nation’s coast, I sent Secretary Bernhardt a letter asking about his intentions on possibly suspending seismic permits processing for the Atlantic.…