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Carolinas clear first proposals for offshore oil surveys

CHARLESTON, S.C. — State regulators in both Carolinas have signed off on proposals by companies to conduct seismic testing for oil and natural gas off the Atlantic coast, subject to some conditions. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control last Friday certified a proposal by Spectrum GEO. Earlier the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources certified ...

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Congressmen among dozens attending session on offshore oil

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Two congressmen, opponents holding signs and dozens of others turned out Wednesday as the federal government held another public meeting on the contentious issue of opening wide swaths of the Atlantic off the Carolinas coast to oil and natural gas exploration. “Keep your oil off our beaches!” read a sign held by Charlotte Witte, a 32-year-old ...

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