Opposition Voices

The list of voices opposed to seismic blasting and oil & gas drilling in the Atlantic is large and growing.  The below information was compiled by Oceana. Click HERE

MUNICIPALITIES

BUSINESS INTERESTS

FISHING GROUPS

ELECTED OFFICIALS AND KEY STAKEHOLDERS

Southeast

Mid-Atlantic

Pacific

  • Pacific Governors released statement condemning the federal decision to expand offshore drilling, including in Pacific waters 1/4/18 (offshore drilling)
  • Washington Governor Jay Inslee sent multiple letters to Secretary Zinke, including a letter signed by the Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington opposing any new proposed oil and gas lease sales in the Pacific 1/11/18 (offshore drilling)
  • Alaska Governor Bill Walker sent letter to Secretary Zinke requesting BOEM hold more hearings where lease sales have been proposed 1/19/18 (offshore drilling)

Multi-state

Military Stakeholders and NASA

CONGRESSIONAL LETTERS (CHRONOLOGICAL)