Surfrider Foundation is letting businesses express their opposition to offshore oil drilling through our “Sign the Surfboard” campaign, which will be coming to Ocean City, MD in November. In an effort to #StoptheDrill, our eco-friendly surfboard is traveling from Miami to coastal Delaware, collecting signatures from businesses and organizations who think seismic testing and offshore drilling in the Atlantic and Eastern Gulf of Mexico is #NotTheAnswer.
Ocean City passes a resolution against seismic testing!!
Huge thanks to those who came out and sat through a long Ocean City Council meeting to make sure the Ocean City Mayor and Council passed this resolution against seismic airgun testing and offshore oil drilling.
Check out our new video! Protecting the Atlantic! This is a beautiful 6-minute video and it features Surfrider Foundation Chapter leaders and elected officials from North Carolina! Help us #stopthedrill by sharing it!
Businesses can express their opposition to offshore oil drilling through Surfrider’s “Sign the Surfboard” Campaign!
Starting in South Florida, an eco-friendly surfboard is making its way up the coast and at every stop along the way it is being signed by businesses opposed to offshore oil drilling and seismic testing
Join Surfrider Foundation – Ocean City Maryland Chapter and Assateague Coastal Trust at Ocean City Town Hall on Monday, Sept 21st @ 6:00PM. Let’s encourage the mayor and council to vote on a resolution opposing offshore drilling and airgun surveys.
The Maryland Coast Dispatch mentions the Chapter’s plans for Hands Across the Sand in 2015 in this article. http://mdcoastdispatch.com/2015/05/14/rally-planned-in-resort-against-offshore-drilling/
Folks you have probably heard about the public meeting on offshore oil drilling that will be happening in Annapolis, MD – March 9th 3:00-7:00 PM, Loews Hotel Annapolis, 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Facebook Event here https://www.facebook.com/events/908011085916872/
Here’s what you need to know – this is a Public Meeting in an “Open House” format, as opposed to a public hearing where you can take the microphone, speak your mind, and have it recorded into the official record. You can view their displays, talk to agency staff, and write your comments via a computer at the meeting.
Offshore oil drilling planned for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast states naturally threatens the tourism economy which is one of the reasons we are against it. But a new report by Oceana shows that there are more jobs to be had in offshore wind development than in oil drilling.