Biden taps key energy nominee amid heat over another
The White House has tapped another environmental advocate for a key Interior leadership position, but it's unclear whether Laura Daniel-Davis will face the same heat as earlier nominees.
Bird law complicates Biden's offshore wind push
President Biden's plan to dramatically expand offshore wind power within a decade could come at a hefty price: the accidental killing of many migratory birds.
OIL AND GAS
Sources: Interior fossil fuel report now at White House
The Interior Department has submitted to the White House its interim recommendations about the future of the federal oil and gas program, according to three sources familiar with the move.
Biden advances another offshore wind farm — this one in N.Y.
The Biden administration has begun an environmental review of a proposed wind farm off the coast of New York, the latest in an accelerating race to raise the first fleet of turbines in the northeast Atlantic.
OIL AND GAS
Interior faults major drilling company on worker safety
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement yesterday faulted one of the world's largest offshore drilling companies for trying to ride out a hurricane last year, risking workers and causing nearly $6 million in damages to equipment.