Category: Offshore Drilling

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 [...]

Stop seismic airgun blasting for oil and gas off our coast
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Stop seismic airgun blasting for oil and gas off our coast

Constantly combing hundreds of acres of ocean, air gun blasts just three miles from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, WILL have a devastating impact on fish and marine life. Even the Department of Interior itself reports that Atlantic seismic airgun testing for oil and gas will injure or kill 138,500 dolphins and whales. It [...]

Join Hands Across the Sand 2013: No to Offshore Drilling, Yes to Offshore Wind!
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Join Hands Across the Sand 2013: No to Offshore Drilling, Yes to Offshore Wind!

Join Sierra Club, Surfrider Foundation, Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Oceana for our 4th annual Hands Across the Sand Saturday May 18, 2013 in Virginia Beach. Help us draw a line in the sand against expanding offshore oil drilling and championing clean energy, like offshore wind, for a sustainable planet. Click here to RSVP. We’ll [...]