Tag: oil and gas exploration
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Jim RosicaFebruary 16, 2018
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The federal government on Friday said it was opening Florida’s Gulf Coast to “oil and gas exploration and development.” A Interior spokesman, however, soon added that the “small slice available (approximately 944,000 acres) … is more than 100 miles offshore Florida.” A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson also said the proposed area is “currently open to […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterJanuary 11, 2016
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6min314
Bills aimed at hydraulic fracturing have been filed every year since 2013, but the 2016 Legislative Session may be the year to watch when it comes to the controversial drilling technique. Several measures, including one aimed at regulation and three focused on bans — have been filed in advance of the Session. Some state lawmakers […]


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