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florida offshore drilling laws

Will Michaels of St. Petersburg, Florida asks what is your position on offshore drilling in Florida?Viewed: 202 timesLength: 00:9

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Environment Florida and our allies ran this TV ad to help convince Sen. Martinez to oppose drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge, which would open the door to drilling off Florida’s coast.Viewed: 60 timesLength: 00:30

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is urging leaders of a U.S. Senate committee to reject new legislation that could bring offshore oil and natural gas drilling up to 45 miles from Florida’s beaches.
The bill would cast aside a delicate compromise that Congress passed last year to open new Gulf of Mexico waters off Florida to drilling […]

March 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

The group Environment Florida lashed out at Congress for voting to allow expanded oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The legislation awaiting President Bush’s signature opens eight-point-three (m) million acres of Gulf waters, including an area that’s located 125 miles from the Florida Panhandle.

Environment Florida spokesman Mark Ferrulo (fur-ROO-low) said yesterday there are two big […]

December 12th, 2006 – Posted in Oil and Gas

CBS Evening News story, featuring Environment Florida director Mark Ferrulo, on the fight to protect Florida’s coast from offshore oil drilling.Viewed: 2928 timesLength: 03:4

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

A tract of sea floor more than a mile beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico lies at the center of a fight in Congress over the future of offshore drilling, with billions of dollars at stake.
For 25 years, a congressional moratorium, renewed annually, has barred exploration on 85 percent of the Outer Continental […]

June 18th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

The drilling swath affected holds an estimated 5.831 trillion cubic feet of gas and 1.257 billion barrels of oil. Among the provisions of the law, which allows more offshore drilling but provides more environmental protection, are: • Opens 8.3 million acres off Florida’s Gulf Coast to oil and gas drilling.

• Extends until 2022 a no-drill zone […]

January 15th, 2007 – Posted in General

A few months ago, a bipartisan compromise on offshore drilling worked out by Florida Sens. Bill Nelson and Mel Martinez appeared to be the best outcome for the state. The Republican-led House wanted less protection for Florida beaches and refused to accept the Senate’s offer. Then a funny thing happened in the recent election. Republicans […]

December 12th, 2006 – Posted in Oil and Gas

Florida’s determination to block oil drilling close to its coastline irritates some members of Congress. And this week they weren’t shy about expressing their frustration, with one House member asking how the state can ”dictate to America” where to drill.
Colleen Castille, secretary of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection, took a drubbing Wednesday from members of […]

June 16th, 2006 – Posted in General

The new chairman of the Senate energy committee says he has no plans to open more of the nation’s coastline to oil and gas drilling, but others on the committee say they won’t let the matter die.
At a hearing Thursday designed to assess the current state of offshore oil and gas drilling, particularly in the […]

January 26th, 2007 – Posted in General

Florida Governor Charlie Crist and Jeff Lyash, president and chief executive officer of Progress Energy Florida, unveiled plans for Sustainable Electrical Energy Delivery Systems (SEEDS), an innovative renewable energy technology that will be evaluated at two sites in St. Petersburg. The sites will serve as research hubs for unique technology that could be used […]

June 13th, 2008 – Posted in Alternative Energy

The extended version of my offshore video in Azerbaijan.Viewed: 640 timesLength: 07:13

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

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