Outer Banks Chamber Of Commerce Releases Statement On Permits For Seismic Testing, Blasting And Exploration

The following is a statement released by the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce on the recent approval of permits issued for seismic testing, blasting and exploration along the East Coast. The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce represents approximately 950 businesses and organizations along the beautiful North Carolina coast from Corolla in Currituck County, from Duck […] Community News |  Full Article

Eleven Groups Sue to Stop Seismic Tests for Offshore Reserves

A coalition of environmental organizations has filed a lawsuit against the federal government challenging last month’s approval for five companies to test for offshore oil and gas reserves. The group filed the lawsuit in a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Authorizing five companies to simultaneously conduct seismic testing would disrupt […] Local News |  Full Article

CHNS Invites Public to Comment on Proposed Accessible Hunt Blind and Wildlife Viewing Platform on Bodie Island

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) is planning to construct an accessible hunting blind and wildlife viewing platform on Bodie Island in Nags Head, NC. This project would include a small concrete parking area, interpretive signage, an approximate 260 foot long elevated boardwalk to a partially covered platform over an open pond within the federally authorized […] Seashore News |  Full Article