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Sunrise on Block Island Wind Farm

Why we are fighting for offshore wind power

For years, the National Wildlife Federation has called on our leaders in Washington and coastal states to seize the abundant clean energy potential in the wind off our shores. Until December …

Deepwater Wind finished construction of America's first offshore wind project last year - and protected wildlife every step of the way! Photo: Deepwater Wind

New York to Build Nation’s Second and Largest Offshore Wind Power Project

Today, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted to approve a contract for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 90 megawatt (MW) project that will produce enough …

North Atlantic Right Whale. Photo by New England Aquarium, Collected under NMFS permit 14233

3 Reasons 2016 was America’s Best Year Ever for Offshore Wind Power

Without a doubt, 2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in America’s energy story.  Right now, for the first time ever, the strong consistent winds far offshore …

Osprey family. Photo by Mark Zborowski

Osprey Families of the Delaware River Basin

Now wrapped into this year’s Water Resources Development Act, the DRBCA and its critical conservation funding may finally have a chance to become law – and that means exciting things …

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America’s Next Energy Chapter Has Begun!

New Yorkers come together to demand climate action. Photo by Max Oppen, EANY

Affiliate of the Week: Environmental Advocates of New York

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Landmark Moment for Offshore Wind Power in New York

Reckless Risk on Our Rails: Call for Oil Train Transport Ban

The National Wildlife Federation, its affiliates, Environmental Advocates of New York and Vermont Natural Resources Council, and partners assembled more than 80 organizations, businesses, legislators, community leaders, and cities — …

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Offshore Wind Supporters Brave the Cold and Call on NYC Mayor to Lead

It may have been freezing cold, but that was not going to stop us offshore wind power supporters with an important message to deliver! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation joined more than …

New York has an abundance of wind and solar resources that can lead to local jobs, economic growth, and a cleaner environment. Photo by Barn Images via Flickr Creative Commons

New York Governor Points to Offshore Wind Power

New York has some of the greatest offshore wind power potential in the world. The Obama Administration continues to make federal Wind Energy Areas available for development all along the …

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