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. July 21, 2017 On July 20, 2017, Gov. Roy Cooper announced at Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach…

Living Shorelines Permitting

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is focused on providing waterfront property owners with better, more environmentally beneficial alternatives for dealing with problem estuarine shoreline erosion. Our efforts are aimed at: Demonstrating the usefulness and effectiveness of living shoreline methods, Reforming counterproductive regulations that discourage property owners from selecting the most practical and cost-effective erosion control…