Tag: coast

Murphy’s #EarthDay drilling ban is the ultimate nothing burger

By Matt Rooney _ Honest disagreements are okay. Scams are something else altogether. You probably know that the Trump Administration has considered opening federal Atlantic waters to gas and oil exploration. It’s been all over the news. Proposed exploration territories are Read More

Donald Trump rolls out massive offshore drilling expansion, vows U.S. will be ‘energy superpower’

In a massive rollback of the Obama administration’s energy policy, President Trump’s Interior Department on Thursday released a draft proposal that would open nearly all of the nation’s coastal waters to offshore drilling, sparking yet another battle with environmental groups Read More

Christie Administration Opposes Trump Plan to Drill in Atlantic

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen DEP Commissioner Bob Martin The Christie administration yesterday renewed its opposition to any plans to open the waters off the Jersey coast to oil and gas exploration, a move being considered by the federal government. In Read More

Trump Administration Opens Way to Drilling for Oil, Gas Off Atlantic Coast

The Trump administration yesterday opened a path to drill for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, a step conservationists thought they had blocked last year. In a notice to be published today, the National Fisheries Service is proposing five Read More

Either Bob Menendez has Superman vision or he’s full of crap

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Anti-drilling wackadoos are gathering in A.C. today to bitch about a federal offshore oil exploration plan, Save Jerseyans, and not unlike the anti-vaxxer crowd, their command of the facts is less-than-impressive. Politicians are playing Read More

Drill, Christie, drill… and use oil to save our state pension system!

By Synnove Bakke | The Save Jersey Blog So you may’ve heard, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie wants to be president. Well, there are two things that I would like him to tackle in New Jersey before officially taking the next step: #1 – Addressing Read More