Seismic Surveys

Speaking Out Against Seismic Blasting The North Carolina Coastal Federation opposes seismic blasting because of its negative effects on fish and marine mammals and the potential barriers they pose to ocean access for recreational and commercial fisheries. Dec. 11, 2018 Leading environmental groups sued the federal government today to prevent seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean. This…

Stance on Wind Energy

The North Carolina Coastal Federation supports clean energy that reduces dependence on fossil fuels. But it also wants to ensure all projects are thoroughly evaluated for any potential harm they might cause to the coastal environment. The federation developed its position on wind energy in September 2016, following two public hearings about the proposed Wind Energy Area…