To ensure the safety of American citizens and the marine life that call America

To ensure the safety of american citizens and the

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Part C: Restrictions. To ensure the safety of American citizens and the marine life that call America home we believe that the following restrictions be put in place. Part C, Part 1: Structure Restrictions. The Department of Energy is recommending that the Secretary of Interior only allow leases to the following types of oil rigs. 1. Fixed Platform Rig 2. Compliant Tower Rig
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3. Floating Productions System 4. Tension Leg Rig 5. Subsea System Rig 6. SPAR Platform The Department of Energy is recommending that the Secretary of Interior only allow leases to the following types of Solar structures. 1. Floating Photovoltaic Solar Panels 2. Floating Monocrystalline Solar Panels 3. Floating Polycrystalline Solar Panels The Department of Energy is recommending that Solar farms be restricted to the following... 1. 82,000 solar panels 2. 50 acres of area covered by solar panels 3. 20 megawatts per minute The Department of Energy is recommending that the Secretary of Interior only allow leases to the following types of Wind energy harvesting structures. 1. Floating Horizontal Axis Turbines 2. Floating Vertical Axis Turbines Turbines may be made with the following materials
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1. Steel 2. Fiberglass 3. Iron or Cast Iron 4. Copper The Department of Energy is recommending that Wind farms be restricted to the following… 1. 64,000 square acres 2. 2000 megawatts per minute Part C, Part 2: Establishment of a Buffer Zone For the safety of the American people, and the marine life that calls America home, we recommend that the Secretary establish the following buffer zones. A buffer of 25 Miles between land and where harvesting may begin. 1. Eastern Gulf of Mexico 2. Central Gulf of Mexico 3. Western Gulf of Mexico A buffer of 50 Miles between land and where harvesting may begin. 1. North Atlantic 2. Mid Atlantic 3. South Atlantic 4. Southern California
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5. Central California 6. Northern California 7. Washington/Oregon Part D: Maps
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