Trump administration to hold another big offshore drilling auction for Gulf of Mexico

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Mar 312018
 

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would hold a new auction for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in August … and overshadowed by easier-to-access onshore fracking opportunities from the shale boom. Brazil and Mexico are also competing …

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California says will block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan

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Feb 072018
 

Opponents of offshore drilling have complained that Congress has passed no new safety standards since BP Plc’s Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It took months to stop that leak, which became the largest oil spill …

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San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking

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Jan 102018
 

The San Francisco resolution calls for: * A ban on dangerous fracking and well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast; * No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic or Arctic oceans or the eastern Gulf of Mexico …

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Energy industry expected to zero in on Gulf as Trump expands offshore drilling

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Jan 092018
 

“Of all the areas, the eastern Gulf of Mexico is the crown jewel,” said William … Offshore energy also is being challenged by cheap and easier-to-access onshore fracking shale regions. “Offshore requires companies to tie up a lot of money and …

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Trump Just Axed A Fracking Rule And Wants To Ease Offshore Drilling Safety Requirements

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Dec 292017
 

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf Coast. The public has until January 29 to comment on the …
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Laguna Beach council votes down offshore oil, gas drilling; first Orange County city to oppose Trump plan

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Nov 092017
 

The resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking … to the April 2010 BP explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and the May 2015 oil spill off …
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Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling – The Hill

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Oct 042017
 

The Hill

Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling
The Hill
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are difficult reminders that people, property and infrastructure along our coast are highly vulnerable to catastrophic damage from increasingly extreme weather events. But what has not been discussed enough is how more …

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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling

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Sep 132017
 

The Berkeley resolution calls for: A ban on new drilling, fracking, and other well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast, No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic oceans and the eastern Gulf of Mexico …
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Seismic Testing: Beating Fracking Before the Drilling Starts

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Aug 302017
 

Before drilling companies start fracking, they need to know there’s enough gas in … and would also be required to acquire local maps for water wells, hazardous waste storage, and sewer lines. Just days after the council took action, Huntley & Huntley …
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The Ragin’ Cajun takes on Louisiana Sinkholes, Fracking, Drilling & Coastal Erosion

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Aug 052017
 

Gen. Russel L. Honore Nicknamed “The Ragin’ Cajun,” Honore’ was commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and was responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast. Mayor Ray Nagin famously called him “the …
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