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Cooper confirms state's opposition to coastal drilling

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.

Hatteras, Ocracoke evacuation order lifted after power is restored

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged visitors to return to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands after power was restored in the past few days.

Coastal governors seek federal plan for sharing offshore revenue

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.

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