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Time Is Ticking for Our Coasts

This summer the Trump administration began the process of scrapping the existing Five Year Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program that should have been the final word on drilling off o

House Republicans Vote for Risky Drilling and Less Safety

Last month I highlighted a draft bill floated by House Republicans which would have gone further than any recent drilling proposal we’ve seen, and secure the Trump administration’s assault

North Carolina Joins Offshore Drilling Opposition

There’s been no small amount of pushback to President Trump’s recently announced plan to expose all our coasts to risky offshore drilling. But today another shoe dropped.

Opposition to Offshore Drilling Comes in Bipartisan Wave

The Federal Government just spent three years painstakingly assessing the nation’s offshore drilling policies, following the dictates of the law governing management of our public coastal waters.