No more oil spills
- Energy: love it or lease it. McManus, R. // Sierra;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p16
The Interior Department hopes to lease much of the nation's coastline, including 1.1 million acres in California, to oil developers, a plan facing heavy opposition. Oil production on the outer continental shelf has always been a high priority in the Reagan administration, raising...
- Interior dialogue: Californians give feds.. Fuller, B. // Sierra;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p12
Over 3,000 people protested for 26 hours last February against Interior Secretary Donald Hodel's plan to open 1.1 million acres along Californian's northern Pacific coast to offshore oil development. The sale was postponed until at least mid-1989. Protest photos and speech excerpts.
- America's need for (other people's) oil. Davey, Lawrence // Christian Science Monitor;11/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 240, p11
Opinion. Asserts that the extension of a ban for oil drilling off the New England and Atlantic coast of the United States is a hollow victory for environmentalists due to the expected increase in offshore drilling in other countries.
- Shell backs GOP plan to advance offshore permits. Geman, Ben // Hill;4/14/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 52, p14
The article reports on the initiative of the oil firm Royal Dutch Shell PLC to support the efforts of the Republican party to hasten the advancement of offshore permits in the U.S.
- Bromwich takes on drilling reform. Geman, Ben; Restuccia, Andrew // Hill;5/13/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 64, p9
The article reports on the massive task of Michael Bromwich, the U.S. Interior Department's top offshore drilling regulator, of reforming the troubled offshore drilling branch of the agency in 2011.
- Milestones. // Time International (Atlantic Edition);10/25/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 17, p19
The article discusses news events including the resignation of Washington D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, the lifting of an off-shore drilling ban by the administration of of U.S. President Barack Obama, and the death of Grammy Award-winning singer Solomon Burke.
- Drilling agency, industry connections questioned. Geman, Ben // Hill;6/11/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 66, p15
The article reports on the inquiry of information by the House Natural Resources Committee, Nick Rahall to the Interior Department concerning the federal offshore drilling regulation in the U.S.
- Gulf moratorium over, but drilling has to wait. Fahey, J.; Kahn, C.; Weber, H. // North Texas Automotive Report;Nov2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on the long-term impact of the deepwater drilling moratorium imposed by the U.S. President Barack Obama administration on the Gulf oil industry.
- Interior finalizes department split of safety oversight in oil-spill aftermath. Restuccia, Andrew // Hill;1/20/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the announcement made by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar regarding the separation of the offshore drilling management and safety enforcement functions within the federal department in 2011.