West Coast Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Offshore Wind Siting Process
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is running into some headwinds on the West Coast when it comes to siting offshore wind.
Several cities, counties and ports in Oregon and Washington have passed resolutions or wrote letters to BOEM, urging the agency to slow down the offshore wind leasing process at the least or outright opposing offshore wind at the most.
Now, federal lawmakers are adding their voices to the mix.
On Wednesday, Rep. Peter DeFazio and Sen. Ron Wyden, both Democrats, sent a bicameral letter to BOEM about ...
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