Trump Administration Repeals National Ocean Policy

By Pete Stauffer and Matt Gove of Surfrider Foundation This post was originally featured on the Surfrider Foundation Blog on June 19, 2018. On Tuesday, June 19, the Trump administration announced the repeal of the National Ocean Policy and issued a new executive order as a replacement. The National Ocean Policy was established by the Obama administration in 2010 based on the bipartisan recommendations Read more about Trump Administration Repeals National Ocean Policy[…]

Offshore Drilling: So What Happens Now?

  By Pete Stauffer, Environmental Director at Surfrider Foundation This post was originally featured on the Surfrider Foundation Blog on April 18, 2018. A final decision on the Trump administration’s offshore drilling proposal is at least a year away. Here’s what you can do right now to defend your coastline from new oil rigs! Earlier this year, the Read more about Offshore Drilling: So What Happens Now?[…]

Florida Pulled From Offshore Drilling Plan, But What About the Rest of the U.S.?

By Pete Stauffer, Environmental Director at Surfrider Foundation This post was originally featured on the Surfrider Foundation Blog on January 10, 2018. The Surfrider Foundation is pleased that Secretary Zinke has recognized that Florida’s coasts are heavily reliant on tourism and that its communities, businesses, and state leaders are strongly opposed to offshore drilling. Hundreds of local communities and Read more about Florida Pulled From Offshore Drilling Plan, But What About the Rest of the U.S.?[…]