Wind farm subject to lease sale

AN INTERIOR DEPARTMENT assessment of the suitability of ocean waters between Block Island (seen above) and Martha's Vineyard for the development of wind energy has been made available for public comment. After the commenting period, the department will be ready to solicit bids for leases to build wind energy farms on a large scale. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND
AN INTERIOR DEPARTMENT assessment of the suitability of ocean waters between Block Island (seen above) and Martha's Vineyard for the development of wind energy has been made available for public comment. After the commenting period, the department will be ready to solicit bids for leases to build wind energy farms on a large scale. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND
The spinning blades of wind farms off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts came one step closer to reality July 2, when the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management completed its preliminary environmental assessment of a loosely designated area for potential wind-farm development, located in federal waters about 18 miles…
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