December 10, 2023

endangered species

NJ Offshore Wind Projects Face Whale Protection Measures
Initiatives to protect marine life, specifically whales in one case, will shape development of New Jersey offshore wind projects as developers face rising public concern.
Office of the Governor
Newsom Expresses ‘Sense of Urgency’ on Energy Buildout
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget and five-bill infrastructure package targeting reliability and building generation.
Lawsuit Against Vineyard Wind over Threat to Whales Tossed
One of the federal lawsuits challenging approval of the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project off the south coast of Massachusetts has been dismissed.
National Audobon Society
Proposed Wash. Solar Farm Splits Green Sympathies
Green energy advocates clashed with activists aiming to protect the habitat of an endangered bird species at a hearing on a proposed solar farm in Central Wash.
National Audubon Society
Climate, Turbines Help Land Hawk on Washington Endangered List
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission designated ferruginous hawks as endangered; climate change and wind turbines are two factors in the decision.

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