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  • 17 December 2014

    ANGA released comments in support of Senate’s confirmation of Colette Honorable as FERC’s commissioner.

  • 21 April 2015

    Governor Bill Walker welcomed the House and Senate’s passing of his Gas Pipeline Right-of-Way bill with unanimous support.

  • 21 April 2015

    Governor Bill Walker welcomed the House and Senate’s passing of his Gas Pipeline Right-of-Way bill with unanimous support.

  • 2 February 2017

    The United States Senate on Wednesday confirmed the former head of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s secretary of State.

  • 4 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Maryland’s Senator C. Anthony Muse from the Senate Finance Committee, who has opposed Governor Martin O’Malley’s plans for the development of offshore wind energy off Ocean City, will switch places with Senator Victor R. Ramirez from the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, The Gazette informs. This move, taken by the Senate leadership, should help the offshore […]

  • 21 April 2016

    Energy Policy Modernization Act introduced by the U.S. Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski, and co-sponsored by Senator Maria Cantwell from Washington state, was passed by the Senate on Wednesday by an 85-12 vote.

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. “This funding bill includes a number of important objectives for New Hampshire communities, from ensuring emergency dredging at Hampton […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Storage

    Following the Dutch Senate’s decision to dismiss the ‘Stroom’ bill, TenneT said that it will work with the Ministry of Economic Affairs to come up with a customized schedule as soon as possible, since the first grid connection of wind farms in the waters off Borssele will now be delayed.  Mel Kroon, TenneT’s CEO, said that as of the 1st January no offshore grid […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Maryland’s Senator C. Anthony Muse from the Senate Finance Committee, who has opposed Governor Martin O’Malley’s plans for the development of offshore wind energy off Ocean City, will switch places with Senator Victor R. Ramirez from the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, The Gazette informs. This move, taken by the Senate leadership, should help the offshore […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton and co-authored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, to provide opportunities for investments and enhancements at Texas Ports. “Texas ports are estimated to be responsible for 25 percent of Texas’ gross domestic product,” said Kolkhorst. “Our ports are […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) a contract modification for DDG-1000 class services worth $212 million, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced. This contract will allow BIW to build the deckhouse, […]

  • 6 March 2005

    Senator Lines, headquartered in Bremen, Germany, has completed integration with INTTRA, providing another avenue for innovative e-commerce shipping solutions to their customers. Senator Lines’ customers will have access to INTTRA’s suite of e-tools, including: tender, sailing schedules, booking, shipping instructions, Bills of Lading, track & trace, and reporting. Senator’s customers will benefit from e-tools that […]

  • 27 February 2014

    Following weeks of deliberation, expert testimony, reviews by state departments, public testimony and involved companies, the Senate Resources Committee passed out Senate Bill 138, the Alaska LNG Project legislation. “This megaproject can offer decades of affordable energy for our citizens. It offers a myriad of opportunities to expand the reach of natural gas products throughout […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The offshore wind bill, proposed by Governor Martin O’Malley, has 24 sponsors in the Maryland’s Senate, the exact number of votes necessary for the bill to be passed; The Associated Press cited Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller as saying. Governor O’Malley’s proposed bill failed twice to make it out of the General Assembly, because […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Governor Sean Parnell applauded the Senate Finance Committee for passing Senate Bill 138, the governor’s legislation to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project to get Alaska’s gas to Alaskans. The bill provides the necessary framework for Alaska to become an owner in the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project. “I applaud the Senate […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The Department of the Navy has notified U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) that it is pursuing the award of multi-year procurement contracts critical to the work of Bath Iron Works (BIW). The Navy will announce contracts for up to ten DDG-51 destroyers and associated systems for Fiscal Years 2013-2017 by June […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The offshore wind bill, proposed by Governor Martin O’Malley, has 24 sponsors in the Maryland’s Senate, the exact number of votes necessary for the bill to be passed; The Associated Press cited Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller as saying. Governor O’Malley’s proposed bill failed twice to make it out of the General Assembly, because […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Dutch Senate is currently in session, discussing the Stroom draft bill, under which TenneT would be in charge of construction of the offshore grid for the connection of offshore wind farms.  The bill also regulates the split of electricity companies, as the Dutch government wants to unbundle energy producers from power distributors. The country’s minister of economic affairs, Henk Kamp, […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey yesterday visited the Port of Philadelphia to highlight work on the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project and reveal the next steps in the dredging process. “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, which is why I will continue to fight to see this to completion,” […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate started reviewing the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act, that would renew more than $80 billion in expired tax credits for two years, including the wind production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit (ITC). Yesterday, the vote on further advancing the bill was 53-40, as Republican Senators […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate started reviewing the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act, that would renew more than $80 billion in expired tax credits for two years, including the wind production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit (ITC). Yesterday, the vote on further advancing the bill was 53-40, as Republican Senators […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus confirmed Senator Mary Landrieu as chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. National and local conservation organizations committed to Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana – […]