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US Navy Wants Innovation Proposals from Small Business

US Naval Agility Summit

The U.S. Navy is looking for innovative ideas to expand capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomy and training technology–and it wants to tap the talents of small businesses to bring the most advanced solutions to warfighters as quickly as possible. The U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR), located at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), has expanded funding opportunity in a broad agency

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Oil and Gas Companies Working to Reduce GHG Emissions

Total Oil and Gas Climate Initative

Total has announced that the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) has rolled out further initiatives to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and support the goals of the Paris Agreement. OGCI comprises 13 oil and gas companies: BP, Chevron, CNPC, Eni, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Occidental, Pemex, Petrobras, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell and Total. First, OGCI launched a new initiative

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Investment Opportunities in Washington’s Blue Economy

Washington Maritime Blue logo

Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identifies investment opportunities. The highest growth sectors in the blue economy include technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and other ocean systems. The blue economy is the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Coastal Barrier Resources System

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has made available for public review and comment its proposed revisions to the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey. The proposed revisions for 148 units (112 existing units and 36 proposed new units) are based on a rigorous set of

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Port of Corpus Christi to Construct New Yard For Wind Turbine Parts

The Port Corpus Christi Commission on Dec. 12, 2017 approved a contract for construction of an additional 25-acre laydown yard for storage of wind turbine components and other breakbulk cargo. The Port of Corpus Christi handled 2,603 pieces of wind turbine cargo in 2015, 2,875 pieces in 2016 and was expected to surpass 3,000 wind turbine components handled in 2017.

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