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House set to debate offshore wind energy bills in U.S. waters

Reuters | Valerie Volcovici | June 19, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House committee will kick off debate next week on three new bills aimed at boosting offshore wind energy leases in federal waters. The House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a […]

Shutdown forces delay of hearings on Trump offshore drilling plan

Washington Examiner | John Seigel | January 22, 2018 The Trump administration has postponed public hearings scheduled this week for its controversial offshore drilling plan because of the partial government shutdown. The hearings were scheduled, Monday through Thursday, in Augusta, Maine; Baton Rouge, La.; Anchorage, Alaska; Concord, […]

NOIA Urges the Timely Consideration of Kathleen Hartnett White

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 8, 2017 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Urges the Timely Consideration of Kathleen Hartnett White Washington, D.C. - National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Kathleen Hartnett White as […]

Tax Reform Bill Supports American Offshore Energy

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org Tax Reform Bill Supports American Offshore Energy Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the follow statement after the House of Representatives passed tax reform legislation: “Today’s timely passage of the […]

NOIA Applauds House Natural Resources Introduction of Energy Bill

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 3, 2017 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Applauds House Natural Resources Introduction of Energy Bill Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement after the House Natural Resources Committee introduced the bipartisan energy bill, the […]

NOIA Welcomes Tax Reform Legislation

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 2, 2017 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Welcomes Tax Reform Action  Washington, D.C. NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement after House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

Lawmakers push Interior to expand offshore drilling

The Hill | Devin Henry | August 16, 2017 More than 100 lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to consider allowing oil and natural gas drilling in more areas off the coast of the United States. In a Wednesday letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the […]

GOP plots legislative assault as Dems dig in

E&E News | December 13, 2016 | Arianna Skibell As the 114th Congress wrapped up last week, the House Natural Resources Committee's top Democrat looked ahead to the 115th, saying he expects Republicans to use every tool at their disposal to roll back environmental regulations, […]

GAO faults feds on key response to BP spill

The Hill | October 31, 2016 | Timothy Cama The Interior Department isn’t doing sufficient work to track whether a key response to the 2010 BP oil spill is working, government auditors said. At issue are changes to improve hiring and retention for key staff […]

NOIA Commends U.S. House on Passage of the Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Commends U.S. House on Passage of the Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 5577, the […]
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