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Two Sites Designated for Wind Energy Development in Gulf of Mexico
Renewable Energy
Two Sites Designated for Wind Energy Development in Gulf of Mexico
2022-11-01 18:07:09
by Dan McCue

NEW ORLEANS — Federal regulators have finalized the designation of two wind energy areas in the Gulf of Mexico they say have the potential to produce enough clean energy to power nearly 3 million homes annually. The designation of the... Read More

Energy
Bipartisan Amendment to NDAA Reverses Moratorium on Wind Farm Leases
2022-07-18 21:22:23
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House has passed a bipartisan amendment to the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act submitted by Rep. Deborah Ross, D-N.C., that rolls back former President Donald Trump’s 10-year moratorium on offshore energy leases off the Atlantic coast. For... Read More

Law
Jurisdictional Question Revived in Suits Over Coastal Loss

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The question of whether lawsuits blaming big oil companies for loss of vulnerable Louisiana coastal wetlands will be tried in state courts, as local parish governments want, or in federal courts, as the oil companies want,... Read More

Energy
How Consumers Created A Pop-Up Gas Crisis
2021-05-17 15:29:14
by Dan McCue

It was a scene that repeated itself at intersection after intersection in the District and surrounding communities in Virginia and Maryland this past weekend. Desperate-faced drivers, their knuckles taut against their steering wheels, slowly moving past lonely gas pumps and... Read More

Energy
BOEM Cancels Planned Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale
2021-02-16 21:20:17
by TWN Staff

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Friday cancelled an oil and gas exploration lease sale for a sizable swath of the Gulf of Mexico. Lease Sale 257, which was scheduled to be live-streamed from New Orleans on March 17,... Read More

Energy
Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale Attracts $159 Million in High Bids
2019-08-29 19:46:40
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Last week's sales of Gulf of Mexico leases for oil and gas exploration generated over $159 million in high bids for 151 tracts covering 835,000 acres in federal waters, the Interior Department reports. A total of 27 companies... Read More

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