06 Feb '12, 2pm

Obama Administration Approves Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Farm

Obama Administration Approves Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Farm

“Harnessing the wind blowing off our shores will allow us to power American homes with clean, domestic energy – and create tens of thousands of badly-needed jobs in the process. By developing these resources in a way that’s smart from the start, the administration can give this budding industry the boost it needs to start delivering the economic, health and environmental benefits it promises. It’s time to capture this untapped potential and for the offshore wind industry to take flight in the Mid-Atlantic. “NRDC will be carefully reviewing the documents released by federal authorities today to ensure that appropriate environmental protections and mitigation measures have been incorporated and will continue to advocate for smart siting of offshore wind projects.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/06/obama-administration-...

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