Trump Extends OffShore Drilling Ban in Florida

Seascape with extraction platform. Photo and Caption: Jesus Keller/Shutterstock.com President Trump has just extended a drilling ban for the Gulf of Mexico for 10 years. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 8 at a campaign stop in Jupiter after speaking on the environment at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. The memorandum the President signed

Florida’s Maritime Industry Awaiting Federal Funding

Image by Matt O’Donnell from Pixabay  Seaports have not had much business since the COVID-19 pandemic.This is because Florida’s ports have been particularly shut down bringing the cruise and tourist industries to a halt. Furthermore, the decline in demand for steel and automobiles has added to the lack of port traffic.The American Association of Port