Despite Climate Red Alert, Interior Department Moves on Gulf Lease Sale

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:20:49 +0000

Originally published by NRDC. By Lauren Kubiak & Valerie Cleland For weeks, wildfires have been ravaging states across the West and diminishing air quality; and Hurricane Ida, after devastating Gulf coast communities and causing new oil spills, wreaked havoc all the way up through the northeast where it set rainfall records, caused flash floods, spurred tornadoes, and tragically killed over […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Competitive Lease Sale for Offshore Wind Development for New York & New Jersey

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:28:33 +0000

Innovative Proposed Lease Stipulations for New York Bight Lease Sale Would Prioritize Union Jobs and Ocean User Engagement

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In Gulf Of Mexico, Offshore Wind Stabs At Heart Of Oil & Gas Territory

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 14:35:22 +0000

The Gulf of Mexico is finally ready for its offshore wind power closeup, and the state of Louisiana is ready to pounce.

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U.S. Interior Department Puts ~$249 Million Into Gulf State Coastal Conservation, Restoration, & Hurricane Protection

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:39:17 +0000

The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states — Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas — and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). These funds, disbursed annually based on oil and gas production revenue, are used to support […]

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US Offshore Wind Industry Suffers Through Severe Case Of Déjà Vu All Over Again, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:35:49 +0000

The US offshore wind industry awakens from a 20-year slumber as the massive Vineyard Wind 1 project (finally) passes another milestone.

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How To Bring Scientific Integrity Back To White House, USA

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:04:30 +0000

One thing I am particularly looking forward to is hearing more from experts and scientists so that we can usher in a new era of science-based policymaking. But before we get too excited about what those changes could be, there are some essential actions that the Biden administration must take to ensure that the scientists and their work will be protected over the next four years and beyond

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Trump’s Last-Ditch Effort to Drill the Alaskan Wilderness

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:23:30 +0000

The Trump administration is making a last-minute push to sell oil rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Firms can now select which swaths of pristine Alaskan wilderness they would like to drill, and they could bid on leases before President Trump leaves office in January

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US Offshore Wind Projects Face Make-or-Break Moment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:45:29 +0000

Offshore wind is at a key juncture right now. And your voice can help take it to the next level

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Nevada’s “Lithium Valley”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 22:18:57 +0000

No, lithium isn’t going to become “the new oil,” regardless of what the pandering pundits of the popular press say (it’s a raw material, not a fuel, and it’s one of the most abundant elements on Earth)

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A Decade After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, We’re Going In The Wrong Direction

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 02:21:30 +0000

Ten years ago, people all over the U.S. gasped in horror, glued to news broadcasts trained on the fallout from a massive oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

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