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FOIA requests filed for info on ammunition and radioactive waste-dump sites off Atlantic Coast. Seismic testing resulting in toxic chemicals on beaches a big concern.

Date:       April 9, 2018 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Info on munitions and radioactive waste dump sites in the Atlantic sought Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org James Barton, 757-572-7750 Columbia, SC—Today a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was filed with the U.S.…

Overwhelming opposition to drilling working on Interior. Same is needed NOW for seismic testing.

Associated Press April 6, 2018 Interior secretary: ‘Opposition’ to offshore drill plan By WAYNE PARRY PLAINSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday acknowledged there is “a lot of opposition” to President Donald Trump’s plan to open most of the nation’s coastline to oil and gas drilling. Speaking…

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…

After Polling Shows Small Businesses Doubt New Tax Overhaul Will Benefit Them, Coalition Launches Educational Series to Help Entrepreneurs Understand the Law’s Impact

  March 28, 2018 Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform today launched a series of webinars for small business owners in Arizona, California, Nevada and Maine to explain how the new tax law impacts them. The series comes after polling shows small business owners in those states doubt the tax law…