Coastal Care

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Stop The Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Assault: A NRDC Petition

Stop The Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Assault: A NRDC Petition

The Trump administration has released a disastrous proposal to auction off huge swaths of America’s oceans for oil and gas drilling — endangering our marine life and coastal communities with the risk of catastrophic oil spills, and threatening coastal jobs and economies.

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Becker well capped—a century later

Becker well capped—a century later

Summerland Beach was a scene of great joy earlier this week, as the barge from Curtin Maritime, Long Beach, arrived to the coastline and positioned itself to lower the construction equipment to cap the infamous leaking Becker Well.

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Work to clean up leaking oil off Summerland starts Monday, CA

Work to clean up leaking oil off Summerland starts Monday, CA

After years of community pressure, one of the big polluting wells off the Summerlamd coast in California, will be capped in a project that starts next week.

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10 threatened U.S. coastlines

10 threatened U.S. coastlines

America’s 95,000 miles of coastlines are among the most scenic on the planet, from sandy white beaches to lush marshes to rocky cliffs. And yet, our coasts remain threatened. Coastal habitats can be destroyed by development, overfishing, pollution and even the dredging of sea canals.

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South Carolina wants offshore ‘no drill’ oil exemption just like Florida

South Carolina wants offshore ‘no drill’ oil exemption just like Florida

Gov. Henry McMaster is asking the Trump administration to exempt South Carolina from offshore drilling, saying the state’s tourism-rich coast is too precious an entity to put at risk.

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Sanchi: Burning tanker off Chinese coast in danger of exploding

Sanchi: Burning tanker off Chinese coast in danger of exploding

There are fears of an environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues leaking oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship.

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Trump Spares NO Coast, Every State at Risk: A Call To Take Action, By NRDC

Trump Spares NO Coast, Every State at Risk: A Call To Take Action, By NRDC

Tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep our coasts permanently off-limits to oil and gas drilling!

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Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

The Trump administration said Thursday it would allow new offshore oil and gas drilling in nearly all United States coastal waters, giving energy companies access to leases off California for the first time in decades and opening more than a billion acres in the Arctic and along the Eastern Seaboard.

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Even modest oil exposure can harm coastal and marine birds

Even modest oil exposure can harm coastal and marine birds

Many birds and other wildlife die following an oil spill, but there are also other potential long-terms effects of oil exposure on animals.

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