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Final Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan

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 Testimony is underway on Capitol Hill today where executives of BP, Transocean and Halliburton are pointing fingers at each other during a hearing on the gulf oil spill . From left to right, Lamar McKay, President and Chairman of BP American, Steven Newman, President and Chief Executive Officer Transocean Limited and Tim Probert, President, Global Business Lines and Chief Health, Safety and Enviromental Officer Halliburton, testify before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, on Capitol Hill in Washington today. As executives testify, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today is proposing to split up operations that ...
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Final Ocean Act Plan Set : Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Ian Bowles released the final version of the ocean management plan Monday. He and other state officials described it as the nation’s first comprehensive plan to protect critical marine resources and foster sustainable uses in the state’s ocean waters. The plan provides a measure of comfort for Island officials who were concerned that the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) would not retain regional permitting authority over wind projects in state waters off Island shores. [ A copy of the plan without graphs is available here ] The plan designates only two wind ... market research, surveys and trends
Wonkbook: FinReg passes; conference committee looms; joblessness ...
Olympia Snowe, Susan Collins, Chuck Grassley, and Scott Brown all crossed the aisle to vote for it. Maria Cantwell voted against it. Arlen Specter and Robert Byrd did not vote. Next up? Conference committee. BUM-bum-bum. Meanwhile, job figures took a serious wrong turn, wiping out many gains to date . And Paul Krugman warns that Japan-style stagnation may be in America's future . Happy Friday! And welcome to Wonkbook. Top Stories Harry Reid partnered with Barney Frank to get the final votes, reports Brady Dennis: "Leaders successfully courted GOP Sens. Olympia J. Snowe and Susan Collins, both of Maine, in part by ... market research, surveys and trends


CZ-Mail Year in Review 2009 - January 2010
Welcome to the year-in-review edition of CZ-Mail, which highlights the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management's (CZM) accomplishments in 2009, provides news and information about our programs and regions, and discusses the notable achievements of our partners. CZM would like to thank all of the people and organizations that contribute their time, effort, and passion to working on issues important to the Massachusetts coast. It has been a pleasure to work with you over the past year, and we look forward to a positive and productive year in 2010. The next regular edition of CZ-Mail will be in February. Additional ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Teen pleads not guilty to uncle's murder; Cape firm awarded 2 fed ...
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US: Four States Have Surpassed 10% Wind Energy Penetration
New large-scale wind turbines were installed in 29 states in 2009. Texas again dominated in terms of new wind power capacity, with 2,292 MW installed in 2009 alone, down somewhat from 2,671 MW installed in 2008. Other leading states in terms of new capacity (each with more than 500 MW) include Indiana, Iowa, Oregon, Illinois, New York, and Washington. Thirteen states added more than 200 MW each in 2009. On a cumulative basis, Texas continued to build on its lead in 2009, with a total of 9,410 MW of wind power capacity installed by the end of the year. In fact, Texas has more installed wind power capacity than all but five ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Chilmark forum tilts at windmills
A panel of Island community leaders and Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker blew some gale-force criticism Gov. Deval Patrick's way at a forum on wind energy development Sunday night. Wind turbine forum panelists, from left, Eric Turkington, Douglas Sederholm, Richard Knabel, Warren Doty, and Buddy Vanderhoop, and moderator Andrew Goldman. Photo by Ralph Stewart "It's a big-bet strategy economically, a big-bet strategy financially, a big-bet strategy environmentally, and a big-bet strategy technologically," Mr. Baker said of Governor Patrick's push for wind turbines and Massachusetts-produced ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Final Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan Corrections
Final Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan Corrections oceanmanagementplan/[4/6/2010 10:13:38 AM] ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Ocean Management Plan Development - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Ocean Management Plan Development. Listening Session Schedule. As directed in the Oceans Act of 2008, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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has almost 20 years experience in marine ecology and coastal management. He has undertaken extensive multidisciplinary research focused on a number of marine and coastal issues ranging from water quality and coastal resource protection, to harbor management, ocean planning and integrated coastal management. His work has included: marine spatial planning; port and harbor management; waterfront planning; integrated coastal management; watershed management; the application of GIS technologies; assessments of marine facilities, boating and fishing; ...
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On the 5th of August, 1858, the first Atlantic telegraph cable was laid. The event was celebrated on the 1st of September following, under the direction of the Common Council of the city of New York. Mr. Field was chosen the orator for the occasion, and delivered the following address before a vast assemblage in the Crystal Palace. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: When Morse discovered the applicability of electricity to the communication of intelligence, it might have been foreseen that the limits of the application were to be measured only by the power of stretching the electric wire, and of transmitting through it the electric current. ...
How long has the same anchor been on the Channel 7 news in Buffalo?
This is what I’m thinking: • I’ve hammered Channel 7 for so long because the station hasn’t had an on-air African-American reporter since Aaron Baskerville left for a job in Chicago in 2007. The situation was even more alarming since Channel 7 was owned by Granite Broadcasting, formerly the country’s largest minority-owned station group until bankruptcy led to an ownership change. So in fairness, I should note that the station has hired Kevin Jolly, an African-American who had been doing local hosting duties during “All Things Considered” on WBFO-AM and formerly worked in Rochester television. He replaced reporter Steve Barber, ...