North Carolina: Local leaders ask feds for OBX hearing on offshore oil and gas

Hearings are on tap in Wrightsville Beach and Hampton Roads for opinions on offshore oil and gas development, but none have been scheduled on the Outer Banks, which many see as a major stakeholder. Bayliss provided a sample letter to Nags Head Town Manager Cliff Ogburn that noted a hearing on offshore wind energy development has been scheduled for today at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.  Read the rest here 10:14:02