Offshore Wind

Maine Prohibits Offshore Wind In State Waters

5 hours ago
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Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed compromise legislation to permanently bar future development of offshore wind projects in state waters. At the same time, momentum is building behind her plan to develop, for research purposes, a 16-square mile wind farm in federal waters off Maine.

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The Biden administration is opening more waters off of Long Island for large-scale wind development.

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A bill that would allow towns and villages on Long Island to seek competitive bids for energy now awaits a signature from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He has until next week to act after when the legislative session ends this Thursday.

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Offshore wind developers have slightly scaled back their plans to build the South Fork Wind farm off the coast of eastern Long Island, but the project still doesn’t sit well with fishermen.

C19: Help Wanted

May 20, 2021
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Connecticut restaurants are understaffed, a new incentive for New Yorkers to get the vaccine, National Grid wants in on offshore wind, and controversy in Smithtown over race and diversity curriculum in schools.