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Surfers: "No" to Atlantic testing

Surfrider Foundation and other enviro groups speak against testing for energy off East Coast

Updated: May 7, 2012, 10:15 AM ET
By Jon Coen | ESPN.com

The surf world may refer to the East Coast as "Lake Atlantic," but make no mistake, there's energy out there -- all sorts of potential energy. The United States' Bureau of Energy Management is interested in what kind of energy and how much.

In the second half of April, BOEM held a series of hearings from Florida to New Jersey to evaluate the potential impacts and strategies to lessen the impacts of specific testing off the Continental Shelf. East Coast beaches, three miles ...

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