Category: Offshore Drilling

What If…?  Virginia Offshore Drilling Forum July 2 in Norfolk
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What If…? Virginia Offshore Drilling Forum July 2 in Norfolk

What if …  the Deepwater Horizon spill had occurred off the mid-Atlantic coast? What are the impacts stemming from industrialization of coastal areas? What long-term ecological harm is inflicted just with normal drilling operations? These questions and more will be posed by a panel of federal, state and local elected officials and answered by a large [...]

Join Hands Across the Sand May 16 in VA Beach: Windmills Not Oil Spills!
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Join Hands Across the Sand May 16 in VA Beach: Windmills Not Oil Spills!

Join Sierra Club, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation, and CCAN for our 6th annual Hands Across the Sand Saturday May 16, 2015 in Virginia Beach. Help us draw a line in the sand as we stand against offshore drilling and stand up for clean energy, like offshore wind, for a sustainable planet. We’ll meet up where 31st [...]

Tell the Feds: No Atlantic Offshore Drilling
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Tell the Feds: No Atlantic Offshore Drilling

Virginia’s coast is open for offshore drilling??? No way! The Obama administration’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released its draft 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The program proposal keeps dirty fuel development off-limits along the Pacific and Northern Atlantic coasts and in some areas of the Arctic Ocean, BUT it includes [...]

Keep Dirty Fuels in the Ground: No Offshore Drilling in Virginia, Atlantic
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Keep Dirty Fuels in the Ground: No Offshore Drilling in Virginia, Atlantic

The Obama administration is expected to release its draft 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program today. The proposal keeps dirty fuel development off-limits along the Pacific and Northern Atlantic coasts, as well as in some areas of the Arctic Ocean, while opening up new areas off the Atlantic, Gulf and Alaskan coasts [...]

Tell the Feds: “No to new leasing for gas and oil in America’s oceans”
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Tell the Feds: “No to new leasing for gas and oil in America’s oceans”

Four years ago, America’s worst oil disaster, the BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, killed eleven people and gushed 210 million gallons of oil into the ocean. Today at least 14 species, including birds, fish and dolphins are struggling to survive and the once lucrative fishing, tourism and recreation economies of the Gulf [...]

Protect 138,000 Marine Animals from Seismic Air Guns. Comment by May 7!
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Protect 138,000 Marine Animals from Seismic Air Guns. Comment by May 7!

UPDATE: We are in the final hours to get public comments into the Feds. Click here to send a message to BOEM telling them to halt plans for Atlantic seismic airgun blasting now! The deadline is TOMORROW – May 7, 2014! Protect 138,000 Marine Animals from Seismic Air Gun Blasting with 138,000 Public Comments. Coming [...]