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  • Drilling Ban Analysis Due Out Early

    Drilling Ban Analysis Due Out Early
    The government agency in charge of offshore drilling will weigh in early on whether a ban on new deepwater wells should be lifted. The chief of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Michael Bromwich, told an investigative panel Monday that he is a month...
  • Feds OK project to drill under, not on, wild areas

    Feds OK project to drill under, not on, wild areas
    SALT LAKE CITY – An energy company received federal approval Thursday to open one of Utah's biggest natural gas fields by agreeing to use new technology to drill under wild areas, instead of on top of them. The Bureau of Land Management's approval of...
  • House approves oil spill bill; stalled in Senate

    House approves oil spill bill; stalled in Senate
    The House has approved a bill to boost safety standards for offshore drilling and remove a liability cap for oil spills, but a partisan fight in the Senate will likely delay action on a response to the Gulf oil spill until Congress returns from its summer...
  • New Offshore Drilling Rules Coming Today

    New Offshore Drilling Rules Coming Today
    The Obama administration is set to release new rules for offshore oil drillers as it prepares to lift a ban on deepwater drilling. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to announce the new rules, including some that address workplace safety, at a...
  • Federal grant to protect endangered beetles in Md. cliffs

    The Obama administration announced Wednesday it is providing $2.4 million to protect endangered Puritan beetles living in cliffs overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. The land acquired in Calvert and Cecil counties with the federal grant boosts the rare...
  • Drilling to Resume in Gulf Following BP Oil Spill

    Drilling to Resume in Gulf Following BP Oil Spill
    Nearly a year after the B.P. Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting spill, drilling will soon resume in the Gulf of Mexico. Monday, the Obama administration approved the first deepwater oil and gas exploration plan since the spill. With that approval,...
  • Salazar calls for National Park at Hanford

    Salazar calls for National Park at Hanford
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called for a portion of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to be converted into a National Park. Salazar toured Hanford’s B Reactor Sunday, according to a story in the Tri-City Herald. “We have not yet done...
  • O'Malley vows new offshore wind push

    O'Malley vows new offshore wind push
    Gov. Martin O'Malley vowed Tuesday to renew his stymied push for building wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic Coast but said he's not sure yet what type of government incentive he'll ask lawmakers to approve for the industry next year. A top Obama...
  • Endangered Cranes To Be Reintroduced In Louisiana

    Ten whooping cranes, the most endangered species of crane in the world, will be reintroduced in a Louisiana conservation area more than 60 years after the birds' numbers dwindled to near zero, the U.S. Interior Department said on Tuesday. "The whooping...
  • National Park Service calls public meetings over Fort Monroe

    HAMPTON – The National Park Service has announced two public meetings in Hampton on July 19 to hear the case for a unit of the service to be set up at Fort Monroe after the Army leaves the post on Sept. 15. The meetings were detailed in a press...
  • Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary

    Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began a Sunday campaign blitz by criticizing President Barack Obama for administration policies that he said boosted gas prices and said he backed more drilling for domestic oil and the Keystone pipeline....