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Learn About Atlantic Offshore Drilling Facts

As the Trump Administration attempts to open our shores to offshore drilling, please consider using the facts below to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. See tips on…

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100+ Members of Congress Sign Letter: "No Drilling off Our Coast"

Earlier this week, South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford co-led a bipartisan sign on letter of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to uphold recently-made guidelines…

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Deepwater Horizon Anniversary Reminds Why Offshore Drilling Should Be Phased Out, Not Expanded

Today is the seventh anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon blowout. On April 20, 2010, the drilling rig sparked a massive explosion, which killed 11 people and set into motion 87 horrific…

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Calling All Coast Lovers! Sign Up Today To Protect Our Coast From Offshore Drilling

Calling all coast lovers! Your help is needed in making May 20, 2017 the biggest ever day of action to show opposition to offshore drilling. The 8th annual Hands Across the Sand…

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Obama Serves Coastal Residents By Denying Seismic Permits

With just two weeks left in office, President Obama added a major piece to his environmental legacy by denying pending permits for seismic exploration for offshore oil and gas in the Atlantic.…

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Standing up for Coastal Environment & Culture

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, is a champion of the environment, standing up to protect the natural resources that have sustained Gullah/Geechee people for generations. Recently, one of Queen Quet’s…

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Tar Sands in the Atlantic-Company Behind Keystone XL is Back

This is a guest post was written by Joshua Axelrod, Policy Analyst for the Canada Project of Natural Resources Defense Council, and originally ran on July 26th on the NRDC blog here. In November…

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New Shell Oil Spill in the Gulf Underscores Need to Transition to Clean Energy

An oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico reported on Friday serves as a stark reminder of the consequences of perpetuating the fossil fuel era through risky offshore drilling. Shell spilled more…

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Green Spirit Awards: North Charleston, SC Brewery Wants to Save Paradise, Says "No Drill, No Spill" to Offshore Drilling

This is the third post in our Green Spirit Awards monthly blog series, highlighting breweries, wineries and distilleries in the Southeast using clean energy to create tasty, sustainable beverages. You can read…

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#TaxDay Blog: Our Tax Money Underwrites BP's Gulf Negligence

It's April 15--tax day (at least for most years). Some of us get returns, some of us get surprised with extra taxes that are due, but no matter if you owe the…