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New Jersey mayors join opposition to drilling in Atlantic
Mayors of several New Jersey shore towns are joining with members of Congress from the state to oppose allowing oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama's administration this week proposed ...(1/30/2015 3:46:11 PM)
Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in ...(1/27/2015 5:29:49 PM)
Could Drilling in the Atlantic Harm Fish, Whales, Turtles?
A proposal from President Barack Obama could open parts of the U.S. Atlantic coast to drilling for the first time. The area is home to hundreds of animal species.(1/29/2015 1:22:54 PM)
U.S. Wants to Open Atlantic Drilling, Restrict Arctic
The Obama Administration announced that for the first time, it will open the Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast to oil and gas exploration. Continue reading →(1/29/2015 12:18:03 PM)
Canadian students design robotic sailboat for Atlantic challenge
File image. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean by an unmanned sailing boat? Yes, this is a dream of a group of students from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver in west Canada. They've designed a robotic sailboat that will become the first unmanned vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean.(1/28/2015 3:57:29 AM)
Population genomics unveil seahorse domain
In a finding vital to effective species management, a team of biologists has determined that the lined seahorse (Hippocampus erectus) is more a permanent resident of the western mid-Atlantic Ocean than a vagrant.(1/30/2015 12:42:02 PM)
NJIT Conducts Historic Unmanned Aircraft Flights in National Airspace over the Atlantic Ocean
The flight, conducted by researchers from NJIT’s Crisis Communication Center and partners, was an historic one for the state of New Jersey. (PRWeb January 30, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12485881.htm(1/30/2015 7:14:26 PM)
Mixed Messages? Obama floats Atlantic drilling plan, moves to lock down Alaska
The Obama administration pitched a plan Tuesday to open up parts of the Atlantic Ocean to drilling for the first time, even as it moved to lock down parts of Alaska indefinitely.(1/27/2015 12:46:21 PM)
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally sensitive areas of the state of Alaska.(1/28/2015 2:36:42 AM)
Offshore wind would boost jobs, energy more than oil: study
Developing offshore wind technology in the Atlantic Ocean would produce twice the energy and job growth as drilling for oil would, an environmental group said Wednesday. The analysis by Oceana was released ahead of the US government's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's five-year plan for oil and gas leasing, which could involve seismic testing for potential reserves in the Atlantic. "The main ...(1/14/2015 11:43:07 AM)
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