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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the

January 26, 2023
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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Janet Yellen speaks at former slave port

Janet Yellen Visits Former African Slave Port

By Andrea Shalal (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Saturday spoke of the “unspeakable cruelty” and enduring consequences of

January 22, 2023
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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

New BOEM Director Will Oversee Nation’s Offshore Wind Program

The Department of the Interior has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Klein has been named Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the agency at

January 11, 2023
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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

Biden Administration Releases ‘Blueprint’ for Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector

The Biden Administration on Tuesday announced the first-ever “blueprint” to decarbonize America’s transportation sector, which includes both

January 10, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Attracts Only One Bid

An offshore oil and gas lease sale covering waters off Alaska’s south-central coast generated just one bid. The lease sale, known as the Cook Inlet Oil

January 4, 2023
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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Massachusetts Orders Offshore Wind Projects to Push Ahead as Inflation Drives Up Costs

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — Massachusetts has denied requests from developers to renegotiate electricity contracts for proposed offshore wind farms after

January 3, 2023
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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

President Biden’s Offshore Wind Ambitions Face Another Setback

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — Shell New Energies, EDP Renewables and Engie asked regulators for a delay in the planning of a proposed joint-venture

December 27, 2022
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Monday, December 12, 2022

Sign of U.S. Offshore Wind Boom Arrives Off New York Beach

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — A drill as tall as a house stands on the blustery shore of the Atlantic Ocean, digging a tunnel deep under an exclusive New

December 12, 2022
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Thursday, December 8, 2022
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Europeans Dominate First West Coast Wind Auction

By Nichola Groom Dec 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s first-ever sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of

December 8, 2022
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
offshore wind turbine

First West Coast Offshore Wind Lease Auction Raises Over $757 Million in High Bids

The first offshore wind lease auction on the U.S. West Coast has ended with high bids totaling $757.1 million, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

December 7, 2022
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
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First West Coast Offshore Wind Auction Tests Appetite for Floating Farms

By Nichola Groom Dec 6 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday kicked off the first sale of offshore wind development rights for

December 6, 2022
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

President Biden Asks Congress for Help to Avoid Rail Strike

By Jordan Fabian, Ian Kullgren and Erik Wasson (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of

November 29, 2022
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Thursday, November 17, 2022
offshore wind farm

BOEM Identifies 1.7 Million Acres Off Central Atlantic for Potential Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified approximately 1.7 million acres offshore the U.S. central

November 17, 2022
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

U.S. Senator Wicker Condemns ‘Unlawful’ and ‘Unnecessary’ Jones Act Waivers for Puerto Rico

Criticism is mounting over the DHS Secretary’s decision to waive the Jones Act for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. U.S. Senator Roger Wicker

November 2, 2022
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Monday, October 31, 2022

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Areas Finalized

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two areas in the Gulf of Mexico for the development of offshore wind projects, which combined

October 31, 2022
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Thursday, October 20, 2022
offshore rig north sea

Biden Administration Announces Next Steps for Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Biden Administration has announced the next steps towards holding two offshore oil and gas lease sales—one in the Gulf of Mexico and one in Cook Inlet,

October 20, 2022
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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Biden Administration Sets Date for First West Coast Offshore Wind Lease Sale

The Biden Administration has set a date for holding the first offshore wind lease sale on the U.S. West Coast off of central and northern California. The sale

October 18, 2022
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Monday, October 17, 2022
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Biden Administration Issues LNG Jones Act Waiver for Puerto Rico

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a second Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover from Hurricane Fiona. The

October 17, 2022
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Thursday, October 6, 2022

MARAD Awards $39 Million in Marine Highway Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded nearly $39 million in grants to 12 marine highway projects across the country

October 6, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
oil tanker at sea

White House Reportedly Weighing Controversial Gasoline Exports Ban

By Ari Natter and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — White House officials have asked the US Energy Department to analyze whether a ban on exports of

October 4, 2022
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