Exciting times, eh, commercial fishers? BOEM kick-starts New York Bight offshore wind farm auction

The Biden-Harris administration published a preliminary sale notice today for a wind auction off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.  The proposal includes provisions to help commercial fishers, vocal critics of offshore development, including the designation of large lanes to ease navigation for fishing boats. “The Biden-Harris administration recognizes the urgency of this moment, and the development of renewable energy resources is an important piece of addressing this reality,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in a statement. >click to read< 08:27

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