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A year later, the Huntington Beach oil spill still is being felt

Daily Breeze 30 Sep 2022
Even in years when they lose money on their offshore platforms, it’s still in an operator’s interest to keep their leases active because the cost of capping an inactive offshore rig is big enough to drive modern operators out of business.
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Needs assessment will determine a possible detention center expansion

The Facts 30 Sep 2022
From Oct. 1, 2021, to Aug. 1, the prisoner count has risen from 719 to 993 and is now pushing 1,000, County Judge Matt Sebesta said ... The county beds are filling up and costing a lot of money ... The U.S Department of Interior divides up small percentages of revenue from offshore oil leases and gives it to Gulf states, Frazier said ... ....
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Inside a GOP Candidate’s Tropical Island Tax Shelter

Yahoo Daily News 29 Sep 2022
... jurisdictions and transactions, international corporate tax planning with the use of offshore centres, structuring of aircraft leases, interpretation of and utilisation of tax treaties, use of profit jurisdictions and related re-invoicing techniques, migration of companies etc.”.
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‘Dr. Bob’ hopes to upset Bergman in northern Michigan congressional race

Michigan Live 29 Sep 2022
Michigan is a swing state, but to call northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula a swing district – with its sizable tilt toward Republicans – would be inaccurate ... This year, Bergman’s Democratic challenger is Bob Lorinser ... 8 ... Economy and financial security ... He noted that the Land and Water Conservation Fund uses money from offshore oil and gas leases.
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The divergent energy visions of Montana’s U.S. House candidates

Longview News-Journal 29 Sep 2022
... in setting the tone for leasing oil and gas on federal lands and waters, which accounts for a significant portion of fossil fuel extraction nationally ... He also highlighted the department’s largest-to-date lease of offshore wind energy development while he was leading the agency.
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Wind power off Seacoast years away: What NH is doing to get ready and a ...

Portsmouth Herald 28 Sep 2022
PORTSMOUTH — New Hampshire and states around the region have been exploring offshore wind power for a number of years ... Officials gathered for the inaugural New Hampshire Offshore Wind Summit in Portsmouth on Tuesday, to address where the state stands on offshore wind.
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Should POGOs go?

Manila Standard 28 Sep 2022
In the wake of persistent reports of a spike in kidnapping cases involving Chinese nationals working in Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), there’s been a growing clamor for the new administration to close down these controversial gaming sites altogether ... Any offshore gaming that operates outside such zones will be considered illegal.
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Bitterroot National Forest acquires riverfront parcel in Sula

Missoulian 27 Sep 2022
Joshua Murdock. The nearly 1.6 million-acre Bitterroot National Forest has grown slightly — by 12.5 acres, to be exact — with the recent acquisition of land straddling its eponymous river in Sula ... Established by Congress in 1964, the fund has primarily received money from offshore oil and gas leasing via annual appropriations from Congress ... On Nov ... .
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Civil rights law targets 'cancer alley'

Kearney Hub 27 Sep 2022
MICHAEL PHILLIS Associated Press. RESERVE, La. — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana ... But it's the Denka chemical plant that is under scrutiny from federal officials ... Hurricane Ida forced them to move ... It requires auctions of new offshore oil and gas leases ... .
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Civil rights law targets 'cancer alley' discrimination

The Marshall News Messenger 27 Sep 2022
RESERVE, La. (AP) — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana ... But it’s the Denka chemical plant that is under scrutiny from federal officials ... Hurricane Ida forced them to move ... The U.S ... It requires auctions of new offshore oil and gas leases ... James Parish ... ....
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VIDEO: Civil rights law targets ‘cancer alley’ discrimination

American Press 27 Sep 2022
RESERVE — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, La ... But it’s the Denka chemical plant that is under scrutiny from federal officials ... Angelo Bernard is a grandfather whose family has lived in Reserve for generations ... It requires auctions of new offshore oil and gas leases.
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Offshore wind farms are 125 times better for US taxpayers than oil and gas

Interesting Engineering 27 Sep 2022
Wind farms offer higher offshore lease sales. Offshore leases are patches of publicly owned waters that are rented out for purposes of energy production by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in the U.S ... The CAP report found that between 2019 and 2021, the average winning bid for an offshore lease for oil and gas was $47 per acre.
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Vote Democrat and stop HURRICANES, says Sen. Amy Klobuchar, before touting Biden's record on climate change

The Daily Mail 27 Sep 2022
Sen ... That’s why we have to win this as that hurricane bears down on Florida ... The bill also mandated some federal offshore and on-shore gas leasing - before a 'right of way,' or lease, can be offered to the solar or wind industries, the federal government must have already offered up to 2 million acres of land for oil and gas leases in the year prior.
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Civil rights law targets ‘cancer alley’ discrimination

The Ardmoreite 27 Sep 2022
Michael Phillis. Associated Press. RESERVE, La. (AP) — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana ... But it’s the Denka chemical plant that is under scrutiny from federal officials ... Hurricane Ida forced them to move ... It requires auctions of new offshore oil and gas leases.
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Environmental justice forms union with civil rights at the EPA

The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Sep 2022
RESERVE, La. — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana ... But it's the Denka chemical plant that is under scrutiny from federal officials ... His three grandkids used to attend the school, Fifth Ward Elementary ... It requires auctions of new offshore oil and gas leases.

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