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Oxnard City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Fracking

Gulf, Arctic or Atlantic drilling also threatens California … The Oxnard resolution calls for: A ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling, fracking and related techniques in federal and state waters …

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ISO New England Interconnection Queue Has More Offshore Wind Than Gas

New England’s transmission operator ISO New England reportedly boasts an interconnection queue of 20,000 megawatts (MW) and includes 10,000 MW of offshore wind. 

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Offshore Oil: The Long Goodbye

For residents such as Nora McNeely Hurley, it’s about time. From her home on the bluffs above Summerland Beach, she can see oil leaking into the surf zone from the legacy, or “orphaned,” wells that we…

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Offshore Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel: The Long Goodbye

For residents such as Nora McNeely Hurley, it’s about time. From her home on the bluffs above Summerland Beach, she can see oil leaking into the surf zone from the legacy, or “orphaned,” wells that we…

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Judge Orders Moratorium on Offshore Fracking in Federal Waters off California

“The judge ordered the feds to complete the process with the State of California before … noting that the Barack Obama administration permitted fracking and acidizing in federal lands and waters whe…

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Husky assesses damage after oil spill curbs Canadian offshore production

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Underwater surveys began on Monday after an oil spill off Canada’s Atlantic coast as Husky Energy Inc and government agencies assessed a leak that temporarily shut down …

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Federal Judge Halts Fracking Offshore California Including Santa Barbara Channel

This process is essential to ensuring BOEM and BSEE meet their legal requirement to avoid jeopardizing the continued existence of these species. If the expert wildlife agencies conclude fracking and a…

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Federal Judge Halts Offshore Fracking Pending Further Review

The Commission’s review will require a full public hearing process. “The impacts of offshore fracking and acidizing have never been meaningfully analyzed,” said Kira Redmond, Executive …

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Trump’s latest massive offshore oil and gas sale fares slightly better than last

Overall, I still think the Gulf is a very viable place.” But the industry may not be overly interested in offshore drilling, critics say, because it is expensive, risky, and overshadowed by easier-to- …

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30th anniversary of the world’s deadliest offshore oil disaster

One hundred sixty-seven workers perished in the fire that followed an explosion on July 6, 1988, caused by a gas leak on the North Sea oil rig, 120 miles off the northeast coast of Scotland. The rig was owned by Occidental Petroleum Corporation …

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