Opinion: What energy has to do with national security

Houma Today | Michael James Barton | March 7, 2019 This year, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel barred the Interior Department from moving forward with its offshore drilling plans during the federal government shutdown. According to his injunction, the department is prohibited “from taking action […]

$2B offshore wind farm gets R.I. approval

Providence Journal | Alex Kuffner | February 26, 2019 NARRAGANSETT — Vineyard Wind cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday when Rhode Island coastal regulators determined the $2-billion wind farm proposed in offshore waters to be consistent with state policies. Although the 84-turbine project is planned […]

LTE: Offshore oil exploration a wise move

Savannah Morning News | Ed Edwards | February 23, 2019 The editorial board in an opinion published Feb. 13 expressed their approval with the blocking of drilling off our coast. This is fine but the actual removal of oil from offshore platforms would be minimum […]

Caving on Offshore Drilling: America Last

Townhall | Robert Bradley | January 25, 2019 A liberal judge just blocked one of President Trump's most important reforms -- one designed to create hundreds of thousands of jobs and keep our pump prices low. Soon after taking office, President Trump opened America's offshore […]

Trump administration’s plan to unlock offshore resources is great news for America’s national security

FOX News | Michael James Barton | January 27, 2019 U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel recently barred the Interior Department from moving forward with its offshore drilling plans until the federal government reopens. According to his injunction, the department is prohibited “from taking action to […]

East Coast governors wrong to oppose Trump’s plan for seismic testing in Atlantic

The Hill | Robert W. Chase | January 4, 2019 If you care about our nation’s economy and jobs, now is not the time to oppose seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. Yet that is precisely what several East Coast governors have done in an effort to […]

Martha’s Vineyard Wind-Farm Site Spurs Record $405 Million Bids

Bloomberg | Jennifer Dlouhy | December 14, 2018 Three companies bid a record-shattering $405 million to nab U.S. rights to build offshore wind farms near Massachusetts on Friday, a testament to the surging appeal of renewable power and investors’ growing confidence in demand for it. […]

Northeast offshore wind lease sale blows through record

POLITICO | Erick Wolff | December 14, 2018 The auction for offshore wind power leases in the Northeast obliterated previous records on Friday as renewable energy developers scrambled to secure acreage in the last federal sale until at least 2020. Provisional winners were Equinor, Mayflower […]

NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 14, 2018 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the results of today’s wind auction offshore Massachusetts: “The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) […]

Offshore Wind Bonanza Beckons Developers in High-Stakes Auction

Bloomberg | Jennifer Dlouhy | December 13, 2018 Eleven companies were vying on Thursday for the opportunity to install wind turbines in Atlantic waters off Massachusetts, setting the stage for a record-breaking auction driven by growing demand for renewable power in Northeast U.S. After eight […]
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