Category Archives: Offshore Drilling

Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record

A great resource!   D Posnett Marc Rauch·Friday, June 23, 2017 Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record (Last Updated 6/29/17) Introduction Linked here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19e5j3Z3xupufWNReLsO-P69eL316sJDLBbf8EZDFklg/edit?usp=sharing is an easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet summarizing Lee Zeldin’s complete environmental voting record in Congress. Purpose This spreadsheet … Continue reading

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Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

Posted on Ecowatch Lorraine Chow The Interior Department’s new “American Energy” webpage reflects the Trump administration’s calls for unfettered fossil fuel development.   The webpage has gone through several revamps since Ryan Zinke took over the department in March. As … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia in the East Hampton GOP

Published in The East End Beacon, June 8, 2017 To the Editor:   Reg Cornelia’s recent outbursts lay bare the schizophrenia afflicting the East Hampton GOP. Most recently, on behalf of the EH GOP, he viciously and misleadingly denounced the … Continue reading

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Offshore Drilling Coming to the Atlantic — Former LA. Official Tapped as Lead Offshore Drilling Regulator

Published in The Hill BY TIMOTHY CAMA – 05/22/17 10:48 AM EDT The Trump administration has tapped a former Louisiana utility regulator to lead the agency responsible for offshore oil and natural gas drilling safety. Scott Angelle, most recently vice … Continue reading

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Offshore Drilling on the Horizon?

Published in The East Hampton Star Re: Letter to the Editor: Offshore Drilling on the Horizon?   Dear David: On Sunday, Guild Hall hosted a program concerned with the preservation of the waters surrounding the East End. Flanked by scientists … Continue reading

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Is Atlantic Oil Drilling In Our Future?

Published in Smithtown Matters on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:35AM. By Karl Grossman [A similar Opinion OpEd appeared in the East Hampton Press, page A8, on May 17th, 2017] Nearly 50 years ago I broke the story of the … Continue reading

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Greens sue Trump over offshore drilling order

Posted in The Hill May 3, 2017 BY TIMOTHY CAMA – 05/03/17 12:49 PM EDT 95 © Getty Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration, saying that part of the president’s executive order to expand offshore oil and natural gas … Continue reading

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