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As California Goes (with oil spills), So Goes the Nation?

Although desirable when speaking about solar energy deployment, or adoption of smart meters, the maxim "As California Goes, So Goes the Nation" is not the aspiration when it comes to offshore oil…

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Wave of South Carolina Communities Opposes Offshore Drilling

Last night, two more South Carolina bodies of government--the City of Columbia and Charleston County--went on the record against offshore drilling and seismic testing by passing resolutions of opposition. Both Councils passed…

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Congressman Sanford Stands With the Coast, Rejects Offshore Drillling This Morning

This morning, Congressman Mark Sanford hosted a press conference where he clearly announced firm opposition to offshore drilling and exploration for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, thus aligning  with the sentiment…

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Could States Benefit From Revenue Sharing in the Atlantic?

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy and in the lead up to Hands Across the Sand on May 16, SACE is publishing a blog series highlighting some of…

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Obama to Sell America's Offshore Areas to Queen of England

Today, President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 412015, the 'Establishment of the Crown Estate Outercontinental Shelf Area.' "Today is a new day for America," began President Obama at a telepress conference. "Monarchs…

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Charleston, SC Says No To Offshore Drilling and Seismic Testing

Last night, the City Council of Charleston, South Carolina passed a resolution to oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic. The resolution is timely as the U.S. Department of Interior…

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Sign Up Today to Protect Our Coast from Offshore Drilling

Today, registration officially opens for the 6th annual Hands Across the Sand, taking place this year on Saturday, May 16. Hands Across the Sand is the annual grassroots day of action in…

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Southeast Coast Up For Sale For Offshore Drilling?

Today, the Obama administration proposed a sale to lease the waters off of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Virginia for oil and gas development. The details of this proposal were released in the…

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Big News on BP

 This is a guest post from our partners at Gulf Restoration Network originally published on Friday, September 5. The ongoing impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster go to show that offshore…

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Obama Admin Ignores Public Input, Advances Atlantic Drilling

Late last week, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), under the Department of Interior, released a document that continues the march toward offshore drilling along our coasts. The document is the…