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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 18, 2010

Are you perplexed by the administration's energy policy? You're not alone. Many observers have noticed a disconnect between the administration's various energy proposals. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 12, 2010

Gov. Bob McDonnell set the tone for yesterday's Summit on Virginia's Energy Future when he strode to the podium and said, "Welcome to the energy capital of the East Coast." 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 11, 2010

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed two bills yesterday to make his state the "Energy Capital of the East Coast." 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 9, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Brett Vassey, president and CEO of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, about the state's energy summit scheduled for March 11 and the importance of accessing oil and natural gas resources off Virginia's coast.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 4, 2010

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says a new 2012-2017 Five-Year Plan providing a framework for offshore drilling will be released later this month. He made the announcement yesterday while testifying before a Senate panel on the department's proposed 2011 budget. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 3, 2010

As the ranking Republican on the House Natural Resources CommitteeRep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) is in a position to closely observe and act on the administration's proposed energy policies. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 1, 2010

Offshore drilling will be on the agenda when Florida's annual legislative session begins tomorrow. No legislation has been introduced yet, but AP reports that resolutions have been introduced to lift drilling bans in federal waters near Florida's coastline. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 26, 2010

Bruce Allen, a physicist from Santa Barbara, California, is a man on a mission. As co-founder of SOS California (Stop Oil Seeps California), he came to Washington this week to deliver a message that he believes could change the debate over offshore energy development

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 19, 2010

It's time to add some common sense to the debate over offshore energy development. The benefits are obvious: More domestic energy, more jobs, a much needed boost to the economy without depending on government spending, improved U.S. energy security, and fewer U.S. dollars being sent overseas to purchase oil from other countries. At a time when the unemployment rate continues to hover just below 10 percent and American families are worried about their futures, now is the time to open more areas to energy development. 

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