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BOEM to get Corps support on offshore wind permitting

Renewables Now 15 Jun 2021
According to an announcement by Virginia governor Ralph Northam, the new federal permitting initiative was developed in partnership with Old Dominion University and facilitated by the state’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. It will be key to ensuring new offshore wind leases are approved in a timely manner, says the statement.
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Foreign mining firms warm-up to investing in PH

Manila Bulletin 13 Jun 2021
Several offshore mining companies from Switzerland, Australia, Japan, and other countries have expressed interest to invest in the Philippines following President Duterte’s lifting of the country’s nine year ban on new mining projects ... Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) 130 officially ending d the country’s nine-year ban on new mining projects.
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Ericsson launches new platform for private 5G networks

Telecom Paper 01 Jun 2021
Able to support standalone 5G, the new system ...
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Group backs ban on coastal mining

The Manila Times 30 May 2021
In a statement, OMCP said since it is relatively a new mining concept, only those with the expertise and proper technology should be allowed to undertake mining operations in offshore areas, not in shorelines ... has been approved and fully permitted to do offshore large-scale mining operations to mine magnetite iron deposits off Cagayan.
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Small Australian Mining Firms Being Squeezed Out by Climate-Change Activism

The Epoch Times 10 May 2021
Local Australian resource firms say financial institutions—driven by climate change—are constricting the industry by withholding vital insurance and loan services crucial for new mining projects.
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Goa’s offshore casinos to stay put for six months

The Siasat Daily 17 Feb 2021
With no concrete decision on the identification of a new site for the six offshore casinos parked on the Mandovi river off Panaji, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the glitzy vessels will continue to be anchored in the river for six months ... With the mining ...
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Biden poised to freeze oil and coal leasing on federal land

Mining Weekly 22 Jan 2021
The move would block the sale of new mining and drilling rights across some 700-million acres of federal land. It could also block offshore oil and gas leasing, though ...
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Friday's headlines

The Marshall News Messenger 22 Jan 2021
NEW ORLEANS (AP) ... Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans blocked enforcement of the law last year, and other federal courts have blocked similar laws ... The order also blocks the approval of new mining plans, land sales or exchanges and the hiring of senior-level staff at the agency.
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Biden halts oil and gas leases on US land, water for 60 days

San Francisco Chronicle 21 Jan 2021
(AP) — The Biden administration announced Thursday the suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits for U.S ... The order also blocks the approval of new mining plans, land sales or exchanges and the hiring of senior-level staff at the agency ... on any new issuances.
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Biden suspends oil, gas leases on public lands for 60 days

The Spokesman-Review 21 Jan 2021
— The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on public lands and waters for 60 days as part a review of programs at the U.S ... The order also blocks the approval of new mining plans, land sales or exchanges and the hiring of senior-level staff at the agency.
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Biden suspends new oil and gas leases, permits for 60 days

The Philadelphia Tribune 21 Jan 2021
(AP) — The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on public lands and waters for 60 days as part a review of programs at the U.S ... The order also blocks the approval of new mining plans, land sales or exchanges and the hiring of senior-level staff at the agency.
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Biden is poised to freeze new oil, gas and coal leases on federal land, sources say

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2021
The move would block the sale of new mining and drilling rights across some 700 million acres of federal land ... Obama in 2016, when he ordered a moratorium on new sales of mining rights and used the timeout to examine whether the federal coal leasing program should be modernized.
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French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2021
The Associated Press is an independent, not-for-profit news cooperative headquartered in New York City ... Biden is poised to freeze new oil, gas and coal leases on federal land, sources say ... The move would block the sale of new mining and drilling rights across some 700 million acres of federal land. It might also block offshore oil and gas leasing.
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Stocks drift to mixed close; S&P 500 ekes out another record

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2021
stock indexes hovering near record highs or notching new ones ... The Associated Press is an independent, not-for-profit news cooperative headquartered in New York City ... The move would block the sale of new mining and drilling rights across some 700 million acres of federal land. It might also block offshore oil and gas leasing.
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Organists offer a soothing soundtrack to vaccine jabs at medieval cathedral

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2021
Now, it’s time for a new chapter ... Although new infections appear to have peaked, the number of people hospitalized is still rising ... Biden is poised to freeze new oil, gas and coal leases on federal land, sources say ... The move would block the sale of new mining and drilling rights across some 700 million acres of federal land.
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