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Oceana Kicks Off Public Forum Series on Seismic Airguns in New Jersey

Rep. Pallone speaks to the forum on protecting the New Jersey coast

Oceana staff hold a public form about seismic airguns in New Jersey with Rep. Frank Pallone. (Photo: Oceana)

Last week marked the beginning of a month-long, 10-stop East Coast tour for Oceana’s climate team. Over the next few weeks, our organizing team will be working with local organizations to host panel discussions on the hazards of seismic blasting in the Atlantic Ocean—a dangerous pre-cursor to offshore drilling along the East Coast, which will have devastating impacts on marine wildlife, fisheries and coastal economies. We kicked off our public forum series last Monday at Monmouth University with New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.


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