offshore oil exploration and drilling

SC Rejected Seismic Testing Permit In July. Approvals in 2015 Should Be Reviewed.

Media contact: Amy Armstrong, Esquire Executive Director South Carolina Environmental Law Project amy@scelp.org (843) 527-0078 SCDHEC Asked to Revisit 2015 Decisions to Approve Seismic Testing Permits 16 South Carolina coastal communities and the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce ask state agency to coordinate with BOEM to review prior state…

Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

PRESS STATEMENT Date:       July 11, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:  Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling…

NOAA concerned about oil spills but not toxic chemical releases

PRESS RELEASE Date:       July 8, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   NOAA concerned about oil spills but not toxic chemicals Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—A recent story in the Charlotte Observer cites a June 29th NOAA report concerning the federal agency’s…

Opinion: President Trump, from one business owner to another: Protect our coast from offshore drilling  

Tampa Bay Times July 4, 2019 By Tom Kies, Robin Miller and Vipe Desai Recent reporting by the Wall Street Journal that President Donald Trump’s plan to open nearly all of our oceans to offshore drilling has stalled is welcome news. As leaders of three business alliances — representing more…