Administration Pushes Offshore Wind Lease Sale in New York Bight
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced today a new offshore wind lease sale that includes stipulations to prioritize union jobs and ocean user engagement, but some fishermen remain concerned about prime fishing grounds.
Currently, two BOEM Wind Energy Areas, Hudson South and Central Bight, are located in particularly sensitive areas for scallops, the Fisheries Survival Fund said in a statement. In their current form, these areas, including hundreds of thousands of acres of ocean, will have a serious negative impact on the scallop...
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