July 20, 2024

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Supreme Court Ends Chevron Deference to Administrative Agencies
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the doctrine of Chevron deference to federal agencies in interpreting statutes when issuing rules, ending 40 years of legal precedent.
Feds Issue Strategy to Protect Right Whale Amid OSW Push
Federal regulators finalized their strategy to protect a critically endangered whale species as they expedite development of coastal waters for wind energy generation.
Report: Planned OSW Fisheries Impact Studies Fall Short
Scientists say offshore wind developers' planned studies won't plug gap in fisheries data.
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.
New Jersey Economic Development Authority
New Jersey to Expand Wind Port with Land Purchase
The NJ EDA approved the $24.25 million purchase of 109.5 acres of land to nearly double the size of the state’s planned offshore wind manufacturing facility.
Feds Look at Fishery Habitat Protection for South Fork OSW Project
Federal regulators recommended the 132-MW South Fork offshore wind protect fishery habitat by reducing the number of planned turbine locations.

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