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How soon we forget as Congress suffers from oil spill amnesia

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Moving from Earth Day to Clean Energy Days

The current methods of producing and consuming energy in the U.S. have the largest environmental impact of anything that we as citizens do on a day-to-day basis. I believe a meaningful Earth…

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While the Gulf Still Gently Weeps

Co-authored by Simon Mahan and Toni Reale It seems like yesterday when the airwaves were filled with the horrifying news that an exploratory oil rig had exploded in the Gulf of Mexico…

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New Deepwater Drilling Permit Provides Platform for Perpetuating Myths

On February 28th, the Obama Administration issued its first deepwater drilling permit since the Gulf of Mexico disaster in April of last year. Noble Energy Inc. has been granted permission to continue…

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Things that go Bump in the Bight

When President Obama announced Dec. 1, 2010 a revised Outer-Continental Shelf (OCS) plan for drilling offshore in parts of the Atlantic, Florida and Alaska, many people no doubt took this as a major…

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Onshore Oil Infrastructure Could Change our Coasts Forever

It is hard to believe that it's been just 10 months since the Deepwater Horizon disaster spewed an estimated 205 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Yet the mantra…

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Congress is penny wise but pound foolish to slash funding for Clean Air Act and public health protections

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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NC Governor Seeks Public Input for Offshore Energy Future

In response to a proposed federal natural gas and oil leasing program for the Atlantic, Governor Beverly Perdue of North Carolina created (by executive order) a Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy…

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Southeast Waters Spared from Offshore Oil Drilling

On March 31st, 2010 to the shock and amazement of clean energy advocates, President Barack Obama announced that the Department of the Interior would seek to lease offshore areas that were previously…

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SACE Launches New Video: Southern Solutions to Gulf Oil Drilling

Today the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy launches a new video highlighting the ways that we can drill for clean energy solutions in our region and not for oil. Our video comes out…