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BOEM Moves Ahead with Offshore Winds Projects on Both Coasts

The Maritime Executive 30 Jul 2021
For the location in central California, BOEM will publish a Call for Information and Nominations to request information from the public and determine industry interest in commercial offshore wind energy development for two new areas within a 399-square-mile area identified as the Morro Bay Call Area East and West Extensions.
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Feds consider compensating fishermen for wind energy effects on harvests

Bangor Daily News 29 Jul 2021
The Mills administration is partnering with a commercial wind energy company, New England Aqua Ventus, to seek ... Janet Mills push the development of offshore wind energy projects, new efforts are emerging to look at compensation for commercial fishermen whose harvests might be hurt.
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Avangrid Renewables’ Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project Advances in BOEM Permitting Process

Finger Lakes Times 29 Jul 2021
Kitty Hawk North is a game changer for the mid-Atlantic,” said Bill White, head of offshore wind for Avangrid Renewables ... In addition to Kitty Hawk, Avangrid Renewables is a partner on Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States which will deliver 800 MW of clean energy to Massachusetts beginning in 2023.
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Red Tide isn’t just bad for fish, as a Tampa Bay man learned in the ER

Tampa Bay Times 29 Jul 2021
ST. PETERSBURG — In late June, Bill Sanders dozed in a lounge chair behind his home in Tropical Shores, about 30 feet from Tampa Bay ... Times ] ... Seafood in restaurants and grocery stores is safe because it is caught offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, and the state rigorously monitors and shuts down commercial shellfish beds at the first sign of Red Tide ... .
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U.S. studies plan to pay fishing industry for offshore wind impacts

Union Leader 28 Jul 2021
... had preliminary discussions with counterparts in other signatory states on engaging the federal government to advance an equitable mitigation framework for potential impacts to the commercial fishing industry from offshore wind projects," the state said in an emailed statement.
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Exclusive – U.S. studies plan to pay fishing industry for offshore wind impacts

Metro USA 28 Jul 2021
... preliminary discussions with counterparts in other signatory states on engaging the federal government to advance an equitable mitigation framework for potential impacts to the commercial fishing industry from offshore wind projects,” the state said in an emailed statement.
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EXCLUSIVE U.S. studies plan to pay fishing industry for offshore wind impacts

Reuters 28 Jul 2021
... preliminary discussions with counterparts in other signatory states on engaging the federal government to advance an equitable mitigation framework for potential impacts to the commercial fishing industry from offshore wind projects," the state said in an emailed statement.
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Exclusive: U.S. Studies Plan to Pay Fishing Industry For Offshore Wind Impacts

Long Island Press 28 Jul 2021
... preliminary discussions with counterparts in other signatory states on engaging the federal government to advance an equitable mitigation framework for potential impacts to the commercial fishing industry from offshore wind projects,” the state said in an emailed statement.
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Biden administration considering payments to fishing industry to offset offshore wind losses: report

The Hill 28 Jul 2021
... with counterparts in other signatory states on engaging the federal government to advance an equitable mitigation framework for potential impacts to the commercial fishing industry from offshore wind projects," New Jersey officials said in a statement, according to Reuters.
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Anaerobic digester death ruled accidental drowning

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 28 Jul 2021
One of two large, sealed digester tanks is seen at Sievers Family Farms in Stockton on Monday, April 26, 2021 ... (Andy Abeyta/The Gazette) ... A team of commercial divers from Chicago later recovered Baenziger’s body from inside the tank ... Army, who had done commercial dives at offshore oil wells and on the Mississippi River, family said last month ... .
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'Most powerful' tidal turbine starts generating electricity off Orkney

BBC News 28 Jul 2021
The 680-tonne turbine is now anchored in the Fall of Warness where a subsea cable connects the 2MW offshore unit to the local onshore electricity network. Orbital Marine Power said its first commercial turbine, which will be powered by the fast-flowing waters, is a "major milestone" ... He added ... Mr Scott said ... Related Topics. .
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US solar co challenges govt's approval of Vineyard Wind project

Renewables Now 27 Jul 2021
Solar energy company Allco Renewable Energy Ltd has filed legal action against the US Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) approval of the 800-MW Vineyard Wind project, set to be the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US ... The full list of its complaints is available here ... ....
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OneWeb's Maritime Team Meet with Colleagues at The AST Group

The Maritime Executive 26 Jul 2021
Once the full commercial service is available in 2022, OneWeb will be providing AST’s customers, primarily in the commercial shipping, fishing, leisure and high-end offshore sectors with OneWeb’s fibre-like alternative to current solutions.
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‘I can see the industry disappearing’: US fishermen sound alarm at plans for offshore wind

The Observer 25 Jul 2021
Fishermen have additional concerns about how commercial-scale offshore wind development will affect fish stocks and the ocean environment ... Drawing on its experience working with the commercial fishing industry overseas, developer Equinor held a series of meetings with fishermen as it was planning , a proposed offshore wind farm south of Long Island.
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Nutanix working with International Maritime Industries

Gulf Daily News 25 Jul 2021
  ...  . IMI will be the largest maritime yard in the Mena region offering advanced, sustainable services and driving the development of Saudi Arabia’s maritime industry. The company’s full-service yard provides new build and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial vessels and offshore jackup rigs ...   ... .
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