There is strong opposition to drilling for oil off the Atlantic Coast in the Outer Banks.
Dare County and some of its towns and other organizations tied to tourism have written resolutions opposed to the idea. On Monday, a record crowd turned out to comment on a federal proposal for oil and gas exploration while a group of opponents met nearby. Over four hours, 670 people attended the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management meeting - most of whom opposed drilling.
The Southern Environmental Law Center is opposing offshore drilling. You have until midnight today to submit your comments to the US government at
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