offshore wind

US funds research to develop offshore wind

Four US institutions have received $1.1 million in grants to support regional fisheries studies that will collect data vital to the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America.

Wind farm growth in NY,NJ threats the US’s scallops

Trump Administration wants to auction leases for offshore wind farms in the waters off New York and New Jersey, overlooking the fact that huge amounts of scallops are abundant in these water areas. The area of the Atlantic is home to some of the world’s richest scallop beds, and erecting turbines nearly as tall as the Chrysler Building could make mollusks much harder to harvest, Bloomberg reports.

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