Governor McCrory urges federal government to reconsider offshore energy exploration

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 12:00am

In a recent letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Governor Pat McCrory expressed disappointment in the decision to forgo offshore energy exploration in the Mid-Atlantic. Governor McCrory, who serves as chair of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, also urged the federal government to approve applications for seismic surveying that can pinpoint potential offshore energy resources and help states make informed decisions about energy exploration in the future.

To read the full letter click here: https://files.nc.gov/ncdeq/DENR/documents/Offshore%20energy/Letter%20to%...