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Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking permission to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor, a reversal from the Obama administration that is outraging environmental groups and some East Coast ...

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Feds fast-track mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy

NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday it intends to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, with a goal of issuing leases off four Atlantic Coast states by the end of the ...

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Governor O’Malley proposing offshore wind requirement

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s governor plans to introduce legislation that would require utilities to enter into long-term contracts for offshore wind power. O’Malley spokesman Shaun Adamec says an offshore wind power bill is expected to be part of the legislative agenda ...

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Salazar vows to speed wind energy projects

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he would speed approval of offshore wind farms and identify the most promising areas of the Atlantic coast to located turbines for power generation. “The wind potential off the Atlantic Coast is staggering,” ...

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