offshore oil exploration and drilling

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…

This is what the Petroleum Industry wants to bring to our coast

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AP Photo/Matt Rourke Last week the East Coast’s largest oil refinery in Philadelphia exploded leaving a totally destroyed plant, 1020 lost jobs and terrified residents. So much for the oil industry’s safe technology. Watch the videos here and here and here.