Offshore Wind and Fisheries: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Mitigation Strategy
A number of entities like to say fisheries and offshore wind can co-exist, but that claim is becoming increasingly difficult to repeat as more areas are identified or leased on the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and West Coast for wind farms.
However, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management says it wants to ensure that offshore renewable energy development occurs in a thoughtful manner that minimizes conflicts with other ocean users. On Thursday, BOEM announced the availability of draft guidance on mitigating potential impacts of ...
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