U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR: Interior Provides More Than $300 Million in Conservation Funding for States & Tribes to Reclaim & Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

The Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced the availability of the Fiscal Year 2018 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants, which will provide $300.7 million to states and tribes to reclaim abandoned coal mines. Read More »

AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE: Offshore exploration cab bring jobs, consumer benefits and economic growth to Virginia

Virginia Executive Director Miles Morin emphasized the opportunities that exploring offshore energy resources can bring to Virginia’s economic and energy future prior to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan. Read More »

AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE: Supports NAFTA Modernization that retains strong protections for U.S. Investors

American Petroleum Institute issued the following announcement on Feb. 20.API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement in advance of the seventh round of NAFTA negotiations, highlighting the energy and economic benefits of NAFTA, and urging the administration to retain critical protections for U.S. Read More »