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EPA to act on waters of the US Rule

In accordance with a Presidential directive, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army has announced its intention to review and rescind or revise the 2015 Clean Water Rule.

Wind power lauds Massachusetts energy legislation

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) applauded the Massachusetts state legislature which just passed a new law that will dramatically expand procurement of renewable energy in the state.

US Coastal military installations are at risk of losing land

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has released an analysis which proves that US East and Gulf Coast military installations are at risk of losing land—where vital training and testing grounds, infrastructure and housing now exists—as sea level rise moves the high tide line inland in decades to come.

Federal court puts restrictions on Navy’s LFA sonar use

The Ninth Circuit court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) had illegally approved a permit authorizing the Navy to use its high-intensity long-range sonar – called low-frequency active sonar (or LFA) – in more than 70 percent of the world’s oceans.

MARAD releases Energy Efficiency White Paper

US MARAD has announced the availability of the Energy Efficiency White Paper that provides marine vessel owners and operators information on how to evaluate potential investments in efficiency measures and technologies.

US releases Well Control Regulations

  In response to the findings of investigations into the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, and following a thorough evaluation of recommendations…