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Not Just Florida: Tourism Big in Other States Opposing Coastal Drilling

By Valerie Volcovici and Richard Valdmanis Jan 16 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s decision last week to exempt Florida from its national offshore drilling plan was based in part on the state’s argument that a spill would cripple its crucial tourism industry. Show More Summary

Not just Florida: Tourism big in other states opposing coastal drilling

(Reuters) - The Trump administration's decision last week to exempt Florida from its national offshore drilling plan was based in part on the state's argument that a spill would cripple its crucial tourism industry.

Senator: Drilling plan carve-out for Florida may be illegal

4 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday.

Senator questions protecting Florida from drilling

The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday. Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state … Click to Continue »

Most coastal governors oppose Trump offshore drilling plan

The Trump administration has proposed a vast expansion of offshore drilling that would open 90 percent of the nation's offshore reserves to development by private companies. The plan affects at … Click to Continue »

Florida Is Exempted From Coastal Drilling. Other States Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

A surprise decision to exclude Florida, but not other states, from a plan to open up most of the nation’s coastline to offshore drilling raised questions about the plan’s legality.

HMM: Florida cut from future offshore drilling. “President Trump has directed me to rebuild our o…

HMM: Florida cut from future offshore drilling. “President Trump has directed me to rebuild our offshore oil and gas program in a manner that supports our national energy policy and also takes into consideration the local and state voice,” Zinke said in a statement. “I support the governor’s position that Florida is unique and its […]

Zinke Pulls Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Tuesday that he is removing Florida from the plan he unveiled last week that would potentially allow offshore oil and natural gas drilling to take place along nearly all of the nations coasts.

Trump Administration Moves To Weaken Offshore Safety Rules Prompted By 2010 Spill

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

The Trump administration moved on Thursday to eliminate key offshore safety regulations adopted in the wake of the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the biggest in the nation’s history.

Trump administration halts scientific study on offshore drilling safety

The Trump administration has halted yet another important study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In August, the Department of the Interior ordered the National Academies to stop a study on the potential health effects for people living near surface coal mining sites in Central Appalachia. This month, the Department of the Interior […]

Trump administration halts study of offshore oil inspections

The Trump administration is halting an independent scientific study of offshore oil inspections by a federal safety agency created after the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The National … Click to Continue »

Massachusetts’ Newest Way To Use Ocean Wind

Deepwater Wind, National Grid Ventures, FirstLight Power Resources Partner to Deliver New Vision for “Baseload” Offshore Wind; First-of-its-Kind Offering Allows Massachusetts to Use Offshore Wind to Replace Retiring Fossil-Fired Power...Show More Summary

National Academies' Gulf Research Program awards $10.8 million to address risk in offshore oil and gas operations

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced awards for six new projects totaling $10.8 million. All six projects...Show More Summary

Trade deficits, offshoring jobs, Republican tax plan

Via Washington Post, Jared Bernstein writes: The Republican tax cut plan has been justly criticized for worsening both income inequality and the national debt, but the plan has another big problem: It’s likely to lead to more outsourcing of U.S. jobs and a larger trade deficit. That’s obviously a negative for factory jobs and net […]

French weekly magazines review 12 November 2017

French weeklies name and shame "perverse" tax-fleeing tycoons whose offshore investments are exposed in the Paradise Papers. And can Saudi Arabia's young Crown Prince reform his fundamentalist nation with his ongoing corruption purg...

Bono, the Queen and Many More: Paradise Papers Reveal the Rise of The Global Oligarchy

These billionaires belong to a new class, untethered to nation or party. How can we fight back? In response to the recent leak of 13.4 million files from two offshore service providers earlier this week, which documents how the world’s wealthiest individuals and corporations avoid paying taxes on their fortunes, Sen. Show More Summary

Australians protest against unfolding 'emergency' in offshore detention camp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people protested in Australia on Saturday against the treatment of hundreds of asylum seekers in an offshore detention center that the United Nations has described as an "unfolding humanitarian emergency".

Panama Papers Journalist Killed by Car Bomb

An investigative journalist in Malta who exposed her island nation's links to offshore tax havens using the leaked Panama Papers was killed in a car bombing on Monday, an attack that shocked Malta and was condemned by leaders of the European Union. Show More Summary

Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens

A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car, the prime minister said.

Investigative Journalist Reporting on Panama Papers Corruption in Malta, Killed by Car Bomb

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

An investigative journalist in Malta, whose stories linked the small island nation’s political elite to offshore accounts exposed in the 2016 Panama Papers, was killed by a car bomb Monday. Thirty minutes after publishing a story accusing...Show More Summary

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