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‘Like zero’ chance of seismic tests off NC in next drilling ban, interior secretary says

Although President Donald Trump has expanded an offshore drilling moratorium to federal waters off North Carolina, conservation groups are concerned coastal environments could still be endangered by seismic testing.

The U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing last week that moratoriums against drilling off of North Carolina and other Southeastern states do not prevent companies from conducting seismic testing, a method of mapping oil and natural gas deposits under the ocean floor by blasting loud noises from an array of air guns.. But in an interview with the News & Observer, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt said he thinks the moratorium means there is “like zero” chance seismic testing will happen off of the North Carolina coast.

“The president’s action means that it’s extraordinarily unlikely, in my opinion, that there will ever be seismic done in these areas because the entire point of doing it

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Trump offshore drilling ban doesn’t stop NC seismic testing

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt said there is very little chance of seismic testing moving forward off of the N.C. coast while offshore drilling moratoriums are in place. This photo shows Platform Holly, an oil drilling rig in the Santa Barbara Channel offshore of the city of Goleta, California.

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Although President Donald Trump has expanded an offshore drilling moratorium to federal waters off North Carolina, conservation groups are concerned coastal environments could still be endangered by seismic testing.

The U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing last week that moratoriums against drilling off of North Carolina and other Southeastern states do not prevent companies from conducting seismic testing, a method of mapping oil and natural gas deposits under the ocean floor by blasting loud noises from an array of air guns.. But in an interview with the News & Observer, U.S. Secretary of the Interior

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How to Attach Wall Decor Without Drilling Holes in the Siding

Sidings are used to protect a building from rain, wind, and other harsh elements. They can be in the form of plastic, wood, metal, or cement attached to the structure. To avoid damaging it while beautifying your home, here are some alternative ways to hang a wall decor without drilling in the sidings such as:

Double-sided tape

Sidings are made of different materials and one of which is plastic. A double-sided adhesive tape is a good choice to get away with drilling while hanging a wall decor. No more using of hammer to fix a decor on place. All you need is to choose something that has lightweight since adhesive tapes are not that sturdy.

Monkey Hooks

Built-in hooks attached at the back of the decors are already popular alternatives to nails. This is ideal for wood sidings where you can push the small hook against it. It may be … Read More