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SURFRIDER: What the Government Shutdown Means for our Coasts and Ocean

Temper Tantrums have consequences real time…. What the Government Shutdown Means for our Coasts and Ocean by Pete Stauffer The partial shutdown of the federal government reached its 16th day on Monday with no immediate resolution in sight. With border security politics dominating the headlines, Republican and Democrat lawmakers remained locked in a stalemate while President […]

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Surfrider Action Alert: Help Protect OUR COASTS from Harmful Algae Blooms

Surfrider Action Alert: Help Protect OUR COASTS from Harmful Algal Blooms Harmful algal blooms are impacting coastal and Great Lakes states across the country this summer. Dead sea turtles and manatees are washing up on Florida beaches, blue-green algae is smothering the Lake Superior shoreline, and harmful toxins from algal blooms are impacting drinking water

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Federal Government Moves to Weaken Safety Rules for Offshore Drilling

From our friends at Surfrider: July 09 2018 Federal Government Moves to Weaken Safety Rules for Offshore Drilling by Pete Stauffer The Trump administration is proposing to weaken the “Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule” that was created to prevent offshore drilling accidents and related oil spills. This reckless move underscores the risks of expanding offshore oil drilling in

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