Vacationers enjoy the shore at Folly Beach, S.C., on July 1, 2014. On Friday, July 18, 2014 the Obama Administration announced it was opening the Eastern Seaboard to oil and gas exploration for the ... more 
Vacationers enjoy the shore at Folly Beach, S.C., on July 1, 2014. On Friday, July 18, 2014 the Obama Administration announced it was opening the Eastern Seaboard to oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades. Environmental groups have expressed concern that offshore energy rigs and the potential for spills could harm South Carolina's $18 billion tourism industry. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bruce Smith
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 4:27 PM EDT