Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Defense

President Biden Nominates Vice Adm. Linda Fagan to Serve as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

President Biden has nominated Vice Admiral Linda L. Fagan to serve as Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. If confirmed, Vice Adm. Fagan would be the first female four-star...

April 20, 2021
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IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

U.S. to Join Effort to Decarbonize Global Shipping

The United States will push the International Maritime Organization towards net zero emissions by 2050. In 2018, the IMO adopted an initial strategy seeking to reduce total annual GHG emissions from...

April 20, 2021
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Friday, April 16, 2021
Deb Haaland file photo
Offshore

U.S. Interior Department Revokes Trump Energy Policies, Putting Climate at Center Stage

April 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Friday sought to erase the Trump administration’s pro-fossil fuels legacy from the nation’s public lands by revoking a suite of policies...

April 16, 2021
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Tommy Beaudreau
Offshore

Biden to Nominate Veteran Offshore Drilling Regulator as Deputy Interior Secretary

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Tommy Beaudreau, a veteran of the Interior Department who charted new restrictions for Arctic oil drilling under former President Barack Obama, is being tapped to...

April 14, 2021
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Offshore

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Ban in Arctic, Atlantic

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 13 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic waters and in the Atlantic after...

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 1888

Thursday, April 8, 2021
cruise ships in miami
Cruise Ships

Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) – The state of Florida sued President Joe Biden’s administration in federal court on Thursday seeking to block the Centers for Disease Control...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 2636

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
News

Watch: This Is Why Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Will Fail

In the United States, we have a problem that’s so BIG and obvious that even Elon Musk can’t see it. Our highways are broken, our streets are clogged with traffic,...

April 6, 2021
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Friday, April 2, 2021
U.S. President Biden holds infrastructure event
Shipping

Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Includes $17 Billion for Ports and Waterways

President Biden on Wednesday announced a more than $2 trillion jobs-creating infrastructure proposal which the administration says will add millions of jobs and position the United States to out-compete China....

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 1254

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Offshore

Latest Customs and Border Protection Ruling Has Big Implications for the Jones Act’s Role in Offshore Wind

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued its latest ruling on the Jones Act’s role in the development of offshore wind projects off the nation’s coasts. The latest ruling now...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 8362

Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea
Offshore

Biden Administration Aims for U.S. Leadership in Offshore Wind -Official

By Nichola Groom March 31 (Reuters) – The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe,...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 1301

Monday, March 29, 2021
Offshore

Biden Administration Announces Major Offshore Wind Expansion Plan

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is outlining ambitions to dramatically boost offshore wind power in the U.S. by 2030, pushing to drive construction of...

March 29, 2021
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offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

Biden’s Offshore Wind Plan Includes New Port Infrastructure, New Ships -White House

The Biden Administration on Monday announced a goal of developing 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power United States’ federal waters by 2030, which is expected to create thousands of...

March 29, 2021
Total Views: 3101

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Katherine Tai nomination hearing
Shipping

Senate Unanimously Confirms Tai as U.S. Trade Representative

(Bloomberg) — Katherine Tai easily won Senate confirmation as U.S. Trade Representative, putting the former congressional staffer at the center of thorny decisions on enforcement and tariffs that President Joe...

March 17, 2021
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Monday, March 8, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

America’s First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Clears Key Regulatory Hurdle

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) – The Interior Department completed its final environmental review of what would the first commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm, it announced on Monday, clearing a key hurdle...

March 8, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Biden Administration Set to Advance Offshore Wind Farm Near Martha’s Vineyard

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is moving closer to a final approval of Vineyard Wind LLC’s $2.8 billion offshore wind farm planned near the...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 3980

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Offshore

U.S. Energy Secretary Calls on Oil and Gas Companies to Embrace Green Transition or Risk Being Left in the Dust

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — Jennifer Granholm used her first speech as U.S. Energy Secretary to warn oil and gas companies they risk being left behind unless they embrace a transition...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3537