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Brunswick Co. Commission rescinds resolution supporting offshore drilling

In a surprise move, Brunswick County commissioners tonight voted to reverse course and rescind a resolution that supported offshore drilling.

South Carolina governor wants offshore drilling exemption

South Carolina's governor said Wednesday he is seeking an exemption from the Trump administration's expansion of offshore drilling, a move that will test the relationship between the president and one of his earliest supporters.

Cooper to “pursue every option” against offshore drilling

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says he'll keep fighting efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to expand oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic coast, saying such drilling "represents a critical threat" to the state's coastal economy.
Offshore drilling platform near Santa Barbara, CA. (Photo: Mike Baird / CC BY 2.0)

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling off US coasts

The Trump administration on Thursday moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades.

Speakers discuss to drill or not to drill

To drill or not to drill? That was the question at the center of a discussion Tuesday night at the Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington.

Dozens weigh in on offshore drilling

State environmental officials are looking for public input about the potential impact of oil and gas exploration and development off our coast.
Gov. Roy Cooper discusses offshore energy exploration in Atlantic Beach on July 20, 2017. (Photo: Nate Belt/WCTI)video

Cooper on offshore drilling: ‘Not in our state’

Gov. Roy Cooper laid out firm opposition to offshore drilling on Thursday.

Dozens rally against offshore drilling, call on new county resolution

Dozens rallied in Sunset Beach today against offshore drilling, seismic testing, and GenX.
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Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The Trump administration is seeking public comment on a plan to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor.

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