February 28, 2014

WELL, THIS IS GOOD NEWS, IF TRUE: The Hill: Feds take step toward Atlantic offshore drilling. “The Interior Department is laying the ground for possible oil-and-gas development in the Atlantic. The department released its environment review on Thursday, detailing safeguards contractors that conduct seismic surveying — which includes air gun tests — would need to follow. If the process continues without delay, the release of the environmental review would set Interior on a five-year planning process that would open up the Atlantic to development for 2017 and 2022.”