Bipartisan momentum builds for offshore oil ans gas leasing action

Capt. John

Slow-marching of offshore oil and gas leasing sales by the U.S. Department of the Interior could threaten offshore wind leasing, NOIA (the National Ocean Industries Association) says, noting that Federal law mandates the occurrence of a substantial offshore oil and gas lease sale in the year preceding any new offshore wind lease award.

Now, bipartisan pressure for action on offshore O&G leasing is building. In a move applauded by NOIA, six Democrats in the House of Representatives, from...

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