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BOEM Announces Third US Offshore Wind Energy Competitive Lease Auction

December 28, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Offshore Lease

After successful lease auctions for offshore wind development in New England and Virginia, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is setting sail for a new location in the race to develop America’s wind potential – Maryland.[read more]

A $1.6 Million Win In America's Second Offshore Wind Energy Lease Auction

September 7, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Offshore Wind Leasing

Offshore wind took another major step toward becoming reality in America yesterday with the second-ever competitive lease sale to develop renewable energy in federal waters. The auction was the second successful DOI offshore wind lease sale held in a month.[read more]

DOI Sets First Competitive Solar Energy Lease Auction On Federal Lands

August 23, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

Colorado Solar Lease Auction

There is no slowing the US Department of the Interior’s (DOI) roll to build out America’s renewable electricity capacity on public lands – offshore wind may have been the one to come first, but now it’s time for solar energy to begin.[read more]

Laws Covering Oil and Gas Wells on Public/Private Lands Poorly Enforced

March 4, 2013 by Amy Mall

A recent BLM review has raised concerns about the lack of oversight of oil and gas production on federal oil and gas leases. Many rules are going without enforcement.[read more]