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Seaspiracy’s Nightmarish Odyssey

Dissident Voice 17 May 2021
Based upon Seaspiracy’s story, industrial commercial fishing fits this description to a tee ... Alarmingly, one-half of the kill is “by-catch” thrown overboard as waste by commercial fishing fleets, 50,000,000 sharks caught annually in nets, side by side with your favorite seafood, tossed overboard as waste or “by-catch.”.
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Few assurances for fishermen in federal offshore wind approval

The Providence Journal 16 May 2021
PROVIDENCE — Offshore wind developers have assured the commercial fishing industry all along that the thousands of massive turbines that they want to install in the ocean up and down the East Coast won’t block fishermen from waters where they make their living. .
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Conrad Industries Announces First Quarter 2021 Results and Backlog

Enid News & Eagle 14 May 2021
(OTC Pink ... Conrad Industries, Inc., established in 1948 and headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries, liftboats, barges, offshore supply vessels and other steel and aluminum products for both the commercial and government markets ... For Information Contact. ... View original content ... .
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Opinion/Yerman: Fishermen need to partner with offshore wind developers

The Providence Journal 13 May 2021
A couple of years ago, representatives from different offshore wind developers were making visits to commercial fishermen up and down the East Coast ... I learned that offshore wind is helping keep those lights on around the world and commercial fishermen are part of it.
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Feds give final approval for Vineyard Wind

The Barnstable Patriot 13 May 2021
In a response letter, the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance said BOEM “continues to abdicate its responsibility to the public and leave all decision making to large, multinational corporations, including this Decision which includes effectively no mitigation ...
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UK's property and inheritance taxes can get quite tricky for non-British investors

Gulf News 13 May 2021
For example, if the deceased person’s estate is worth £5 million and his tax will be 40 per cent, this applies to properties held in any form and even under an offshore company. Commercial properties are exempt ... This year, NRCGT was extended to include commercial properties, land ...
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Migrant arrivals by sea on Italian island swell past 2,100

NewstalkZB 13 May 2021
The 635 latest arrivals followed more than 1,400 who arrived on Sunday ... Hundreds more were being transferred to an unused passenger ferry offshore for quarantine until they can be tested for COVID-19. Another commercial passenger ship was being dispatched to Lampedusa to take on some more ... refugee agency officials said ... U.N ... .
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GE and Toshiba Partner for Japanese Offshore Wind Market

The Maritime Executive 12 May 2021
In the latest move, GE Renewable Energy, manufacturer of the most powerful wind turbine on the market, and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions Corporation signed a strategic partnership agreement to localize critical phases of the manufacturing process of GE’s offshore wind turbine and to support its commercialization in Japan.
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U.S. approves large wind farm off shore of Massachusetts

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 May 2021
The Biden administration announced Tuesday its final approval of the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, a major step toward President Joe Biden's goal of expanding renewable energy production across the United States ... as well as commercial fishermen and others.
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Blown out of the water: Feds give final approval for Vineyard Wind

Metrowest Daily News 12 May 2021
In a response letter, the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance said BOEM “continues to abdicate its responsibility to the public and leave all decision making to large, multinational corporations, including this Decision which includes effectively no mitigation ...
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Biden administration gives go-ahead for Vineyard Wind 'large-scale' offshore wind farm

Democratic Underground 12 May 2021
https.//www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/5/11/2030002/-Biden-administration-gives-go-ahead-for-Vineyard-Wind-large-scale-offshore-wind-farm ... This news is generally being met with approval by environmental groups, though commercial fishing businesses still oppose this and other offshore wind farms.
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Biden administration approves the nation’s first major offshore wind farm

Hartford Courant 12 May 2021
Construction on the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm is expected to begin this summer, after the Biden administration gave final approval Tuesday to a project it hopes will herald a new era of wind energy across the United States ... But it’s not all smooth waters ahead for offshore wind power.
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$3B offshore wind project gets OK

The Salem News 12 May 2021
offshore wind ... Commercial fishing businesses have said the growth of offshore wind projects off the East Coast would make it difficult for them to harvest valuable seafood species such as scallops and lobsters ... “Now is the time to push forward on offshore wind, catch up to global competitors, and decarbonize our electric grid, so that the U.S.
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Biden Administration Approves Nation's First Major Offshore Wind Farm

Slashdot 12 May 2021
The Biden administration gave approval Tuesday to the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is scheduled to begin construction this summer ... In addition to Vineyard Wind, a dozen other offshore wind projects along the East Coast are now under federal review.
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Offshore wind project seen as key to clean energy gets OK

Times Free Press 12 May 2021
offshore wind ... Commercial fishing businesses have said the growth of offshore wind projects off the East Coast would make it difficult for them to harvest valuable seafood species such as scallops and lobsters ... "Now is the time to push forward on offshore wind, catch up to global competitors, and decarbonize our electric grid, so that the U.S.
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