offshore drilling

Offshore Drilling: Statement from the NC Sierra Club

For Immediate Release

January 27, 2015


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Offshore Drilling

In his State of the State address in February 2013, Governor Pat McCrory reaffirmed his campaign promise to push for drilling off the coast of North Carolina. Just a few days after his address, McCrory joined the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, a group comprised of coastal state governors that promotes offshore oil and gas exploration.

Offshore Wind the Focus of Rally Before Public Hearing

As the Department of the Interior holds hearings on offshore drilling in Wilmington, community groups will show strong support for offshore wind. With North Carolina’s strong offshore wind resources and tourism industry, community leaders urge the government agency to abandon the prospects of drilling off the state’s coast and promote clean energy solutions.
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