Business Alliance for Protecting the Pacific Coast

The Pacific ocean and coast sustains our economies and communities. That’s why California, Oregon, and Washington are investing in clean energy technologies that can power our homes and businesses without risking our fishing, tourism, and outdoor industries. The Business Alliance for Protecting the Pacific Coast is opposed to new or expanded offshore oil drilling. Join Us Today.

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The West Coast’s $56 billion ocean economy supports 500,000 jobs in hotels, restaurants, charter boats, gas stations, guide businesses, and gear shops.

Polling shows strong opposition to opening the coast to new drilling:

69% of Californians oppose new drilling.

70% of SD and Orange County residents oppose offshore drilling.

64% of inland Californians residents oppose offshore drilling.

95% agree that the condition of the ocean is important to their quality of life.

Coastal recreation in Oregon generates $2.4 billion per year, with 80% of residents visiting the beach at least once annually.

Commercial fishing and seafood processing contribute more than $350,000,000 annually to California’s GDP.

Washington has the largest commercial fishing and seafood processing sector in the country, worth $1.5 billion.