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Sale jumpstarts floating, offshore wind power in US waters

Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 8:01 am

( ) -q-20- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “atmosphere is increasing.”

Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction for leases to develop commercial-scale floating wind farms in the deep waters off the West Coast.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting. Environmentalists and tribes say they want to make sure the offshore and coastal development is done right.

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VERBATIM: The live, online auction for the five leases has attracted strong interest – 43 companies from around the world. It marks America’s first foray into floating wind turbines; auctions so far have been for ones that are anchored to the sea floor. The need for energy that does not put more carbon into the atmosphere is increasing.

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Greg Clugston SRN News White House correspondent

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White House monitoring NC infrastructure attack

Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 5:50 pm
Authorities are investigating an infrastructure attack which has left tens of thousands of people in North Carolina without electricity. Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre says the federal government is offering support to local officials and the White House is monitoring the situation. Federal, state, and local authorities are undertaking a massive investigation of what’s being described as a serious attack on critical infrastructure.  Utility officials in North Carolina said it could take until Thursday to restore all power.
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Bob Agnew SRN News U.S. Senate correspondent

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Weekly Jobless Claims Hit Highest Level Since August

Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 11:42 am

The Labor Department reported Wednesday that 240,000 people applied for jobless aid last week, up by 17,000 from the week before.

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Bernie Bennett SRN News U.S. House correspondent

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McCarthy Calls for Mayorkas’ Resignation

Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 1:31 pm

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called on Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign over his handling of the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that GOP lawmakers will consider impeachment next year if he does not step down. More on this from Congressional Correspondent Bernie Bennett.

McCarthy said at a press conference in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday, “If Secretary Mayorkas does not resign, House Republicans will investigate, every order, every action and every failure will determine whether we can begin impeachment inquiry.”

McCarthy cited the Department of Homeland Security head’s statements to Congress that the border is under control, record border crossing numbers and his ending of the “Remain in Mexico” asylum policy instituted during the Trump administration as reasons for resignation.

McCarthy was nominated by House Republicans to serve as Speaker in the next Congress last week during a closed-door vote.

Bernie Bennett reporting.

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Michael Harrington SRN News religion desk editor

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More bad news for the Episcopal Church

Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:02 am

More bad news for the Episcopal Church

VERBATIM: Another year, another drop in attendance. New data released by the denomination reveals that about 60,000 Americans quit being Episcopalians in 2021, reducing the total number of members to a little less than 1.7 million. The church has been losing members are a great clip ever since the leadership decided to embrace same-sex marriage and homosexual ordination back in 2003. The parent church, in England, is suffering a similar decline. Michael Harrington, SRN News.

 

 

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WALL STREET BUSINESS REPORT 12-6

Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:37 am

WALL STREET BUSINESS REPORT 12-6

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AM SPORTSCAST 12-6

Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:36 am

AM SPORTSCAST 12-6

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