Posts Tagged ‘drilling’

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]

U.S. proposes allowing oil, gas drilling off Atlantic Coast

The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed allowing for the first time oil and gas exploration in a wide swath of U.S. waters off the Atlantic Coast. The 2017 to 2022 drilling plan begins a process that could take many years before waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia are cleared […]

Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

Oceana report claims Atlantic offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling. As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a new report Wednesday that claims harnessing offshore wind in the Atlantic would produce twice the energy […]

Romney promises more oil drilling on land and offshore

White House hopeful Mitt Romney will unveil an energy plan Thursday that would empower US states to control drilling on federal lands he says could raise trillions of dollars in government revenue. View full post on Wind Power News

Environmentalists say reserves should ban oil drilling, military testing

The so-called “marine protected areas” created under the corrupt MLPA Initiative fail to protect the ocean from oil drilling and spills, water pollution, wave and wind energy projects, military testing, corporate aquaculture, habitat destruction and all other human impacts upon the ocean other than fishing and gathering. View full post on Wind Power News