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  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce and Natural Resource Committees, issued the following statement following passage of H.R. 2231, Offshore Energy and Jobs Act. The bill would expand leasing for offshore drilling to the Atlantic Coast, which Pallone has consistently opposed: “I oppose H.R. 2231, the Offshore […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Storage

    Investors on Oct. 12 proposed to build an underwater electricity superhighway that would carry wind power generated off the Mid-Atlanti… (kansascity) [mappress] Source: kansascity, October 19, 2010;

  • 23 November 2010

    On Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Delaware Senator Tom Carper will join Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 23, 2010;

  • 23 November 2010

    On Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Delaware Senator Tom Carper will join Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 23, 2010;

  • 28 December 2010

    A Gainesville company is developing some high-tech ways to survey birds off the Atlantic coast through a federal grant to help regulators consider the effects of offshore wind turbines. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement — or BOEMRE — has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Pandion Systems Inc. to conduct […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Hurricane Sandy Limited Re-evaluation Report – Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York, Storm Damage Reduction Project (DHSLRR). The Draft Environmental Assessment Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Research & Development

    Scientists beginning a new four-and-a-half year study of deep-sea coral, canyon, and gas seep ecosystems in the mid- and south Atlantic have departed from Norfolk on Tuesday. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the United States Geological Survey (USGS), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are collaborating on the study, which will shed light […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is conducting a high-level assessment of all waters offshore the US Atlantic Coast for potential future offshore wind lease locations.

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a final environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities off the Mid- and South Atlantic coast that establishes multiple mitigation measures designed to minimize the impacts to marine life while setting a path forward for survey activities that will update nearly four-decade-old data on offshore […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) completed environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities off the Atlantic coast. Pallone said: “I am very concerned about the potential threat that these seismic testing plans pose to New Jersey’s shoreline. An environmentally sound […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 9 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vestas is among the companies closely monitoring the Obama administration’s push for more offshore wind turbines along the Atlantic Coast.   By Dennis Darrow (chieftain) [mappress] Source: chieftain, February 09, 2011

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at a hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. questioned the Department of Interior’s Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Tommy Beaudreau about the Administration’s decision to allow new seismic testing for oil exploration off the Atlantic coast. Congressman Pallone voiced his opposition to the Administration’s decision […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Environment, Research & Development

    Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the region currently uses, according to a report by the Environment Maine Research and Policy Center.

  • 22 March 2018
    Environment, Research & Development

    Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the region currently uses, according to a report by the Environment Maine Research and Policy Center.

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has recently released a draft strategy for offshore oil and gas leasing, which has shown that a significant number of officials representing eastern coastal states disapprove the plan, recommending renewable energy, especially wind power, as a better solution that would create more jobs and energy than drilling.  Atlantic region in the […]

  • 1 May 2015

    As the Obama administration moves forward with a plan to allow oil and gas explorers to conduct testing off Florida’s Atlantic coast, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is filing legislation aimed at blocking the plan. Nelson, a long-time opponent of allowing oil rigs to operate close to Florida’s coast, on Friday will be unveiling his […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    New York State has asked the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider identifying and leasing at least four new wind energy areas off New York’s Atlantic Coast.

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host today at 3 p.m. a webinar to discuss with the media the results of a two-year study that evaluated coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in areas of the Northeast that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. The study, known as the […]