North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the Department of Environmental Quality recently sent a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management detailing the state's opposition to the oil and gas leasing for offshore drilling on its coast.
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged visitors to return to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands after power was restored in the past few days.
Seven governors from coastal states recently agreed to seek consolidated federal legislation establishing a multi-state plan for sharing revenue from federal offshore energy development.