offhore exploration and drilling for oil

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…

South Carolina sends shock waves to Trump Administration. Senate approves proviso to block offshore oil industrialization of state

Press Release April 17, 2019 Contact: Frank Knapp, fknapp@scsbc.org, 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 cell Columbia, SC – By an overwhelming vote of 40-4 the majority Republican South Carolina Senate passed a budget proviso this evening to prohibit the use of any state funds by a state agency or local unit of government…