Offshore Access

Endangered Blue Whales Spotted Off California Coast

Let’s hope public hearings on the Obama administration’s draft offshore oil and natural gas leasing program – starting this week – help spark serious discussion of how the nation’s offshore energy reserves will be managed in the near future. Needed is greater public awareness of just how limited the administration’s approach is, reflected in a… Keep reading →

Obama Nominates New Energy Secretary, New EPA Administrator

Taking a look at the president’s new budget request for the Interior Department, we see the administration asking for $13.2 billion, an increase of nearly $1 billion over the enacted funding level for the current fiscal year. Now take a look at the data table below from Interior’s Office of Natural Resource Revenue, which tabulates… Keep reading →