Biden’s oil drilling ban will cost thousands of American jobs

Biden’s oil drilling ban will cost thousands of American jobs

Javier Manjarres
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September 16, 2020
The oil & gas industry is the heart and soul of the Louisiana and Texas economies, so any ban on...
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Trump gives into pressure, extends offshore oil drilling moratorium for Florida

Trump gives into pressure, extends offshore oil drilling moratorium for Florida

Javier Manjarres
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September 8, 2020
After facing significant bipartisan push back from Florida’s entire congressional delegation over potentially allowing drilling off the coast of Florida,...
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Mucarsel-Powell address climate change, sides with Rubio on oil drilling moratorium

Mucarsel-Powell address climate change, sides with Rubio on oil drilling moratorium

Javier Manjarres
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June 21, 2020
Drilling of the Florida coast is a non-starter with every single member of the Florida congressional delegation, so any effort...
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DeSantis says Trump will spare Florida from offshore oil drilling

DeSantis says Trump will spare Florida from offshore oil drilling

Javier Manjarres
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September 12, 2019
With the House of Representatives having passed a permanent ban on offshore oil drilling, it remains to be seen what...
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House passes bill to block offshore oil drilling

House passes bill to block offshore oil drilling

Javier Manjarres
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September 11, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Protecting and Securing Florida’s Coastline Act of 2019, a measure sponsored by...
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‘Fracking’ ban proposal likely dead in Florida

‘Fracking’ ban proposal likely dead in Florida

News Service of Florida
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April 26, 2019
A proposal backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to ban “fracking” in Florida appears dead for this legislative session. Sen. Ben...
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FL court green lights  oil drilling in Everglades

FL court green lights oil drilling in Everglades

Javier Manjarres
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March 22, 2019
The court earlier ordered the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to issue a permit to the real estate company, but...
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‘Fracking’ ban proposed in Florida House

‘Fracking’ ban proposed in Florida House

News Service of Florida
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January 13, 2019
With the idea getting support from Gov. Ron DeSantis, a House Republican has filed a proposal to ban the oil-...
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Oil drilling in Everglades inches closer to reality

Oil drilling in Everglades inches closer to reality

News Service of Florida
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January 9, 2019
The chief judge of the 1st District Court of Appeal appeared skeptical Tuesday of a decision by the Florida Department...
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The case for drilling off Florida’s coast

The case for drilling off Florida’s coast

Javier Manjarres
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August 7, 2018
National security: Why depend on foreign, often hostile, sources of energy when we have the potential to secure our own...
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Florida delegation holds hearing on oil drilling

Florida delegation holds hearing on oil drilling

Javier Manjarres
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May 15, 2018
The hearing comes amid continued debate over plans by President Donald Trump’s administration to allow oil and gas drilling in...
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Drilling foes, supported say Florida still in play

Drilling foes, supported say Florida still in play

Javier Manjarres
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February 9, 2018
Prior to the hearing, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection submitted its opposition to the proposal.
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Nelson questions Rick Scott’s offshore oil drilling “political stunt”

Nelson questions Rick Scott’s offshore oil drilling “political stunt”

Javier Manjarres
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January 12, 2018
Nelson took a page out of the Trump Twitter playbook and unleashed a barrage of tweets questioning Zinke’s “off the...
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Deutch, Nelson continue opposing oil drilling off Florida’s coastline

Deutch, Nelson continue opposing oil drilling off Florida’s coastline

Javier Manjarres
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January 8, 2018
“Given Florida’s gulf coast is a world-renowned tourist attraction and the base of important military training and weapons testing, I...
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Florida’s Bipartisan opposition to offshore oil drilling grows

Florida’s Bipartisan opposition to offshore oil drilling grows

Javier Manjarres
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January 5, 2018
Rep. Charlie Crist (D) says he “vehemently” opposes drilling off Florida’s coast and Rooney, who has been butting heads with...
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