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  • 15 February 2011
    Authorities

    The wind energy industry cannot support the guidance on wildlife issued last week by the Department of the Interior and its U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (referring to both the wind energy guidelines and the eagle-specific guidance). The wind industry participated for more than two years in a public, collaborative Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) process, […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The wind energy industry cannot support the guidance on wildlife issued last week by the Department of the Interior and its U.S. Fish and… (windfair) [mappress] Source: windfair, February 21, 2011

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone has issued a statement in response to the Department of the Interior’s announcement of the proposed lease sale for nearly 344,000 acres off of the New Jersey coast for commercial wind energy development. Congressman Pallone stated: “I am pleased that the Department of the Interior is moving ahead to pursue energy development […]

  • 19 April 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) recently funded four research studies to identify technological and… [mappress] Source: marinelink, April 16, 2010;

  • 7 June 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, finally received a response from the U.S. Department of Interior to a November 2012 letter he and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) wrote to former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, requesting data on the economics of offshore wind production. They noted that that […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has applauded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement that it awarded two leases for commercial wind energy development of 343,833 acres off of the New Jersey coast. “By awarding the leases through a successful and competitive lease sale, the Department […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Department of Interior has released a notice that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Governor Martin O’Malley and others today, in order to make an important announcement on progress for wind leasing offshore Maryland. Efforts to spur responsible development of offshore wind energy are part of a series of Obama Administration actions […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Obama Administration’s renewable energy program has authorized dozens of renewable energy projects on public lands and will hold the first-ever auctions for commercial wind development in the Atlantic this year, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar told offshore wind stakeholders at a conference in Boston. Salazar noted that the rapid progress – as well […]

  • 6 January 2011

    The National Ocean Industries Association applauds the US Department of the Interior’s recent Request for Interest concerning renewable… (ogj) [mappress] Source: ogj, January 06, 2011

  • 6 February 2012

    NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s offshore wind announcement: “NOIA supports an “all of the above” energy strategy, so we are pleased to hear today that the Department of the Interior has taken further steps toward commercial wind development off the mid-Atlantic seaboard, particularly off Virginia and Maryland. […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Authorities

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, and U.S. Representative David Cicilline announced that U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will travel to Rhode Island on August 17 to discuss the economic benefits and job creation opportunities of offshore […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities

    After securing an important go-ahead from federal officials, Rhode Island is set to take a critical step toward developing commercial offshore wind programs through the U.S. Department of the Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative. Today, Friday, February 24th at 2:30 p.m. , Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Chairman […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday the Department of the Interior released its environmental assessment of offshore wind sites along the Mid-Atlantic coast. The DOI found that these sites would create no significant impact to the environment, paving the way for accelerated wind energy development off the coasts of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. In response, Vanessa Pierce, Eastern […]

  • 25 October 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell delivered keynote remarks at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference in Providence, Rhode Island on Tuesday, October 22, where she highlighted the important role of clean energy in the President’s Climate Action Plan and powering the economy. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell welcomed Rhode Island effort to […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s ‘all-of-the-above’ strategy to responsibly develop America’s domestic energy resources, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Defense are teaming up to strengthen the nation’s energy security and reduce military utility costs. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar have signed a Memorandum of […]

  • 23 February 2011

    Members of the state’s congressional delegation are pressuring the U.S. Department of the Interior to listen to fishermen as the agency… (ack) [mappress] Source: ack, February 23, 2011

  • 7 June 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) responded to news reports that the U.S. Department of Interior will outline details of an offshore lease sale for wind energy in the Atlantic Ocean. In November 2012, Sens. Vitter and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) wrote a letter to former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, noting that the agency will not allow […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Authorities

    During a visit to the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center on Thursday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar… By Nick McCrea (bangordailynews) [mappress] Source: bangordailynews, August 19, 2011;

  • 5 December 2014

    The US government recently contracted ABS Group to assist in developing inspection procedures that will ensure safe and efficient operation of these facilities. ABS Group was contracted by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to support the development of inspection procedures for offshore wind farms. The project will include a […]

  • 8 December 2014

    On 5 September developer Deepwater Wind announced that it received final federal approval for the construction of their 30MW Block Island Wind Farm, to belocated around 3 miles off the coast of Block Island. The company is now awaiting approval from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for its application […]

  • 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;

  • 13 January 2011

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has launched a ‘Smart from the Start’ wind energy initiative for the Atlantic Outer Continental… (altenerg) [mappress] Source: altenerg, January 13, 2011

  • 20 September 2011

    In a letter sent last week to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Delaware Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons,… By Thomas Peracchio (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, September 20, 2011

  • 8 February 2011
    Authorities

    U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today applauded announcements by the U.S. Departments of Energy and Interior aimed at encouraging the… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, February 08, 2011

  • 16 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of the Interior has nominated a New Jersey company to develop 300 wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City, Md.,…   By Hayley Peterson (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, January 17, 2011