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Statement of Sierra Club Virginia Chapter Director Kate Addleson on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Denial of Permits for Seismic Testing Off the Atlantic Coast


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Statement of Sierra Club Virginia Chapter Director Kate Addleson on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Denial of Permits for Seismic Testing Off the Atlantic Coast

Sierra Club

WASHINGTON - We applaud BOEM’s decision to reject the needless and reckless permit applications to conduct seismic air gun blasting in the Atlantic. Virginia’s coastal economy, marine ecosystems and those who live on Virginia’s coast are safer with this harmful testing now off the table.

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