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  1. Markey panel to study possible oil leasing impacts on polar bears

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    Fri, 11 Jan 2008

    House Energy Independence and Global Warming Select Committee Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) wants to examine possible impacts of federal offshore oil leasing on polar bear populations.

  2. Vitter, Bishop prepare bills to expand activity on federal acreage

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    Thu, 28 Feb 2013

    Louisianans is that it would significantly increase federal offshore oil and gas revenue sharing without incurring additional ..... 2055, he said. He said his bill would increase federal offshore oil and gas revenue sharing along all the entire

  3. Witnesses describe benefits from expanding OCS activity

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    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    Doc Hastings (R-Wash.), the full committee's chairman, introduced on June 4. The measure would expand federal offshore oil and gas leasing beyond areas that are part of the 2012-17 OCS program. "It would safely open up new areas that

  4. Interior gives more time for comments on frac rule proposal

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    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    variances. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) expressed concern that Gulf Coast states also are not receiving shares of federal offshore oil and gas revenue for their land restoration programs. "I also plan to watch the permitting process more closely

  5. Watching Government: DOE's guiding role

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    Mon, 18 Apr 2011

    Subcommittee member Lynn C. Woolsey (D-Calif.) noted that the committee and House passed a bill doubling funding federal offshore oil spill and containment R&D last year, but it was not taken up by the Senate. She then asked Der how much money

  6. Federal fracing regulation necessary, Jewell tells House panel

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    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    working now in the gulf than before the 2010 incident and spill, which nevertheless was a wakeup call to improve federal offshore oil and gas oversight. "I will say there may be opportunities to streamline permitting, and we are looking into

  7. Witnesses describe benefits from expanding OCS activity

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    Fri, 7 Jun 2013

    Doc Hastings (R-Wash.), the full committee’s chairman, introduced on June 4. The measure would expand federal offshore oil and gas leasing beyond areas that are part of the 2012-17 OCS program. “It would safely open up new areas that

  8. Federal fracing regulation necessary, Jewell tells House panel

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    Wed, 17 Jul 2013

    working now in the gulf than before the 2010 incident and spill, which nevertheless was a wakeup call to improve federal offshore oil and gas oversight. “I will say there may be opportunities to streamline permitting, and we are looking into

  9. Hayes resigns as Deputy US Interior Secretary

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    Tue, 30 Apr 2013

    than before. As deputy secretary, he also played an important part in developing and implementing significant federal offshore oil and gas regulatory reforms following the April 2010 Macondo deepwater well accident and subsequent massive crude

  10. Lawmakers moving toward compromise on House OCS bill

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    Mon, 21 Sep 2009

    to isn't going to be considered." Murphy said the bill, which includes a provision to use portions of new federal offshore oil and gas leasing revenues for energy conservation and research programs, would be the most ambitious energy and

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