News tagged with interior department

Pact curbs seismic surveys in Gulf of Mexico

Oil and gas companies working in the Gulf of Mexico have agreed not to use seismic surveys for the next 30 months in three areas considered critical to whales and along the coast during the calving season for bottlenose dolphins.

Jun 21, 2013
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Long-distance swims may cause polar bear problems

Polar bears forced to swim longer distances because of diminished sea ice off Alaska's coast may be paying a price in lost cubs or precious calories, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Jul 20, 2011
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The wrong sites for solar

Is it possible that solar energy - clean, renewable, virtually infinite - could have a downside? As it's being pursued on our public lands, yes.

May 19, 2011
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