Federal, State & Local Officials Discuss Offshore Wind Farms for off Delaware and Maryland

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Rehoboth Beach City Commission hosted a special meeting this morning on offshore wind projects off the Delaware and Maryland coast. There were presentations from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, DNREC, US Wind, Orsted, Ocean City officials, Caesar Rodney Institute and University of Delaware. Representatives from other coastal towns were also on hand. There was…

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DE Climate Change Measure Passed in State Senate

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Legislation regarding climate change (SB 305) has been passed in the Delaware State Senate by a 13 to 6 vote. This measure will adopt a comprehensive approach to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in Delaware by not less than 50% by 2030. According to the legislation, the Governor and DNREC will update the Climate Action…

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Offshore wind farms could “destroy” Delaware’s coastal tourism, Caesar Rodney Institute claims

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The Caesar Rodney Institute’s Center for Energy Competitiveness has petitioned Governor John Carney to take action, arguing that a wind farm off the coast of Delaware would “destroy” the state’s coastal tourism. “In a few years the world’s largest industrial wind turbines will fill the horizon from Rehoboth Beach to Fenwick Island at six times…

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