Rep. Donald McEachin helped pull his home state along on advancing offshore wind. Now he’s trying to push the U.S. Congress to keep up with states on the full suite of clean energy.
Drilling foes are pressing the Trump administration to heed its own research and drop plans to open virtually every U.S. water to oil and gas development.
The risk of oil spills from offshore drilling would threaten roughly 860,000 jobs and $51 billion in gross domestic product from Virginia to Florida, according to a new study by a nonprofit conservation group.
Meet the people who turned out for a public input event Monday for the Trump administration’s offshore oil and gas drilling plan, from a pastor who wants to care for God’s garden to a former mine owner seeking penance.
The contrast between North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s actions on offshore drilling and a pipeline project reflect different legal, political and economic risks.