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Local Biz Owners Say Offshore Drilling is Bad for Business

Who would you say is the most qualified entity to talk about what's good and bad for business on the coast of the Southeastern U.S.? President Obama? The U.S. Chamber of Commerce?…

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37 Southeastern Communities Join Hands for Their Coast

On Saturday, May 18, communities throughout the Southeast hosted events to stand up for their treasured places and send the message that these places must be protected from the impacts of risky…

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Join Hands For Our Coast This Saturday!

This Saturday, you have the opportunity to join with thousands of other beach, marsh, and general coast lovers at your local Hands Across the Sand event. Hands Across the Sand is an…

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Why We Should Not Drill Offshore the South Atlantic

Today, April 20, marks the 3rd anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil disaster.  In spite of how apparent it seemed three years ago that offshore drilling is a bad idea…

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Gov. McCrorys Disconnect on Beaches and Offshore Drilling

This is a guest post by Institute for Southern Studies Editorial Director, Sue Sturgis.  This piece was originally posted on the Institute for Southern Studies' blog, Facing South. In his first State…

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This Isnt Settled Yet

This guest post, written by Dan Favre, Communications Director for Gulf Restoration Network, originally appeared on GRN's blog here. [Editorial note: Sadly, just hours after this landmark settlement, another Gulf oil platform…

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Hands Across the Sand: A Tale of Two Coasts

This post was co-authored by Liz Kazal, Mississippi Campus Organizer for Southern Energy Network.  Folly Beach photos courtesy of Foxworthy Studios. On Saturday, August 4, 180 communities in 32 states and 15…

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Locally Recycled Solar Powered Biodiesel now in Atlanta

Yesterday, we celebrated the Grand Opening of our new retail biodiesel station in Atlanta.  Attendees learned about the benefits of using our  locally recycled solar-powered biodiesel and this station’s part in the…

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Hurricanes and Offshore Drilling

This blog is the third of a four-part series by Simon Mahan, Chris Carnevale and Jennifer Rennicks on hurricanes and energy. Previous blogs have focused on Hurricanes and Climate Change, and Hurricanes…

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First Criminal Charge in BP Oil Disaster Underwhelms

Many of the impacts from the BP oil disaster will go unseen. Typically, this is in reference to the hidden ecological impacts, deep underwater, from spewing millions of gallons of crude oil…