SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

South Atlantic Offshore Drilling Forum


You are cordially invited to attend The South Atlantic Offshore Drilling Forum: An Investigation of Potential Impacts on Our Coasts.

The Forum will be a two-part event, featuring an afternoon Experts Summit and an Evening Forum, acknowledging both critical types of information the federal government is currently collecting to make its decision on the currently proposed 2017-2022 offshore leasing program.

Experts Summit:
Please join us for a gathering that will bring together federal, state, and local officials to hear from experts on the natural resources of the Southeast coastal and marine environments. These scientists will discuss the history of offshore drilling in the Southeast, what we’ve learned about the risks and impacts oil drilling – from both catastrophic oil spills and day-to-day operations, and ultimately what is at stake for this region’s fisheries, marine mammals, marshes, beaches, and the communities and economies that depend on them.

Evening Forum:
Please join us for an evening that will educate and inspire. This evening will feature discussions with and tell the stories of individuals and communities who have lived with drilling and its impacts on their coasts, including the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This segment of the Forum will also include information about the federal process and how you can speak up for the places that you love.

Additional information and registration here.

What: Seminar

When: Mar 12 2015, Thu 12:00-8:30pm

Where: William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, 27517

Marla Amann