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Federal officials getting an earful on offshore drilling as comment period ends

As the public comment period for the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan comes to a close this Friday and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Ma...

Hundreds in Richmond urge federal officials to protect our coast

Virginians’ only opportunity to speak out about the Trump administration’s proposal to allow offshore drilling off Virginia unfolded this week a...

Leadership in Atlanta, Georgia General Assembly join opposition to offshore drilling

After a seven-hour marathon meeting, the City of Atlanta unanimously voted to pass a resolution against offshore drilling and seismic testing thi...

SELC op-ed: Stop playing politics with our coast

Senior Attorney Sierra Weaver, leader of SELC's Coast and Wetlands Program, penned a quick rebuttal to the Department of Interior's stunning deci...

Administration pulls Florida from offshore drilling proposal via Twitter

After talking with @FLGovScott, I am removing #Florida from the draft offshore plan. pic.twitter.com/lZIfdCDNOR — Secretary Ryan Zinke (@Secreta...

Trump administration plan for Atlantic offshore drilling puts Southeast communities at risk

The Trump administration announced its draft five-year offshore drilling plan, proposing to open the Mid- and South Atlantic to risky drilling of...

Protecting Atlantic waters from seismic blasting’s “storm of noise”

Marine scientist Christopher Clark has been listening to the world’s oceans for more than forty years. Off the coast of Virginia, using simple un...

SELC op-ed: Atlanta’s voice needed to fight offshore drilling

As Georgia coastal communities continue to recover and rebuild from two major hurricanes that have hit the coast within the past year, these stor...

With Governors stacked against offshore drilling, the coast has spoken

Today Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe came out against the Trump administration’s plan to consider offshore drilling in the Atlantic, including...

Offshore drilling plan threatens Southeast, ignores overwhelming opposition

Today on behalf of more than 70 organizations, representing thousands of businesses and citizens, SELC submitted comments asking the Trump admini...

#StickIt to offshore drilling

With summer here and many visitors heading to our treasured beaches, SELC is launching a campaign to #StickIt to offshore drilling. This campaign...

SELC looks to stop seismic blasting in Atlantic, a precursor to drilling

Today SELC joined national and local organizations, Atlantic coast states, local communities, and leading scientists in calling on the Trump admi...

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