Congressman Andy Harris Holds Hearing in Ocean City, MD on Offshore Wind

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Members of congress along with six expert panelists participated in a hearing in Ocean City, Maryland this weekend– voicing their concerns about what they believe are negative effects that offshore wind industrialization is having on our environment, marine life, and economy. The Talk of Delmarva’s Joe Ciccanti has more‚Ķ Panelists: Previous Information Released by U.S.…

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Delaware to Negotiate with US Wind Over Benefits for State

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On Tuesday, Governor John Carney announced the start of formal negotiations between Delaware and US Wind in connection with two offshore wind projects ‚Äď MarWin and Momentum Wind. This includes an outline of potential agreements for a lease of state land, for energy credits to reduce electricity costs and for funding for workforce and environmental…

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Public Comment Window Now Open for Potential Bethany Beach Offshore Wind Project

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There are several upcoming public meetings regarding potential off-shore wind farms off the Bethany Beach coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released their Draft Environmental Impact Statement for their projects, which evaluates a number of scenarios. A 45-day public comment period begins today. The project evaluates a number of scenarios, including ‚Äúno…

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Md. Gets Boost to Create Offshore Wind – Related Jobs

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan took part in an announcement related to offshore wind job opportunities Wednesday (photo courtesy of Gov. Larry Hogan's office)
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Offshore wind development will generate job opportunities in Maryland.$22.9-million is coming from the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge for the Maryland Department of Labor to develop a new apprenticeship model to support the offshore wind power industry. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said the Maryland proposal is one of 32 chosen out of more…

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Md. PSC Sets 2 Virtual Hearings On Offshore Wind Power

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The Maryland Public Service Commission has scheduled two virtual hearings on Orsted’s Skipjack and US Wind’s offshore wind power projects, phase two. Anyone with an interest in the project is invited to speak, but must register by noon this Friday. The hearings will be held Tuesday September 28th and Thursday September 30th, both at 6:00…

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Agreement Could Expand Offshore Wind Energy In Md.

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US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a partnership that would expand development of offshore wind energy in Maryland. The deal is expected to generate 3,600 jobs and more than $800-million of investment into Maryland’s economy.Maryland is part of a three-state collaboration with Virginia and North Carolina that looks to…

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US Wind Deploys Data-Collection Buoy Off OC Coast

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U.S Wind has deployed a Floating Light Detecting and Ranging Buoy off the coast of Ocean City. The developer of proposed offshore wind power said the buoy will collect wind speed data and direction. It also will help produce data about wildlife and the environment by monitoring birds, bats and marine life to determine their…

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Carper Approves Of Biden Offshore Wind Power Initiative

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The Biden Administration is looking to harness more offshore wind power, and Delaware’s senior Senator is supportive of Monday’s announcement. New leases, more funding and targeted goals for wind energy development are part of plan which the President’s team says will expand renewable energy and create thousands of jobs across the country. Senator Tom Carper,…

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Rep Andy Harris on Passage of FY 2019 Interior Appropriations Bill

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On July 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for 2019. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement in support of the bill‚Äôs passage: ‚ÄúToday, the U.S House of Representatives approved $73 million in funding for the Chesapeake…

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