Offshore Drilling
Governor's panel hosts meeting on offshore energy tonight
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/19/2011 - 12:55pm.

If you have an opinion on offshore energy, Gov. Bev Perdue's Scientific Advisory Panel wants to hear it. The panel is holding a public forum tonight at 5:30 at the Hilton Riverside on Water Street in Downtown Wilmington.

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UNCW to host public meeting on offshore energy
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/04/2011 - 12:15pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue’s Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy will hold three public outreach meetings, Jan. 10, 2011 through Jan 12, 2011, as it seeks to evaluate offshore energy options and recommend to the governor a comprehensive offshore energy strategy.

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Salon donating hair to oil clean-up
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 3:22pm.

Strandz Salon in Ogden has started sweeping its hair into bags to send to the Gulf Coast.

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Support for offshore drilling waning in NC
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 12:12pm.

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is apparently affecting the way North Carolinians think about drilling of our coast.

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Supporters, opponents sound off about off-shore energy hunt
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 4:37pm.

video If you missed this afternoon's meeting, there's another tonight at 7 at the Hilton Riverside in downtown Wilmington.

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Government to hear your thoughts on offshore energy explorations
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 04/28/2010 - 12:03pm.

The public meetings are part of a scoping process through which other Federal, State, and local governments as well as any interested parties have the opportunity to assist MMS in determining the significant issues and alternatives for analysis in the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.

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Offshore drilling could cause headaches
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 4:49pm.

video It's something you don't see now, but you could in the future: oil tankers going back and forth along the beach. President Obama lifted a ban on offshore drilling along the eastern seaboard.

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Former UNCW chancellor to lead study on offshore drilling
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/22/2009 - 11:54am.

A former UNCW chancellor and a scientist will lead a study on whether offshore drilling is feasible off the North Carolina coast.

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NC offshore oil drilling proposal
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2008 - 4:09pm.

Earlier this week, President Bush lifted the executive ban on offshore oil drilling. This was a way for President Bush to speed the process along.

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NC offshore drilling resolution introduced
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2008 - 4:41pm.

This week, Republicans in the state house introduced a resolution that would allow North Carolinians to decide whether drilling should be allowed off the North Carolina coast.

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