offshore drilling

Press Release – Mayors and Chamber push back on seismic supporters statements

PRESS RELEASE Date:       May 14, 2018 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   SC Mayors and Small Business Chamber respond to accusations by seismic industry supporters Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Billy Keyserling, Mayor, Beaufort, SC  843-592-0400 (c)      SC Mayors and Small Business Chamber…

Ryan Zinke Assures Lawmakers he is Scaling Back Massive Offshore Drilling Plan

Washington Examiner by Josh Siegel April 11, 2018 12:24 PM   Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke assured the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday that he plans to scale back his plan to expand offshore leasing in nearly all federal waters, after massive local and state opposition. “States matter, local voices matter, you…

Beaufort County leaders prepare for 2nd offshore drilling fight

(Read Frank Knapp’s statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on offshore drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic here.) The Beaufort Gazette- Hilton Head Island Packet April 29, 2017 By Stephen Fastenau Here they go again. Months after local elected officials, businessmen and environmentalists won victories over the prospect of…

It’s a Great Day in South Carolina!

Press Release Subject:  Offshore Drilling Along the Atlantic Coast announcement Date:      March 15, 2015 Who:     South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Contact: Frank Knapp Jr., 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 cell Today the Obama Administration announced that it has removed the Mid-and South Atlantic areas from its Draft Proposed Program Outer Continental…

SC governor promotes off shore drilling

Published on June 12, 2012 By SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Business Week Three top South Carolina Republicans came together Monday to support federal legislation thatwould allow drilling of gas and oil off South Carolina’s coast, arguing thestate’s need for jobs and income outweigh potential problems. “There is a riskin everything…