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Pallone against seismic surveys in the Atlantic used to open up the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration

He requested that the agency grant a 60-day extension of public comment and hold a public hearing to sufficiently review the application submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to conduct marine seismic surveys off the coast of New Jersey. NMFS has proposed granting permission for the tests that would potentially be conducted this summer. Read more here  05:12

Op-Ed: How You Can Prevent 130,000 Marine Mammals From Going Deaf

In the coming months, the Obama Administration will make a decision that will profoundly impact the health of the Atlantic Ocean. It will decide whether to proceed with seismic survey off the Eastern coastline to map oil and gas resources. continued