offshore wind

A Big Deal for Right Whales

Today offers a unique reason for optimism that offshore wind power can rise to its full potential as a major new energy source for America. The developer of our first large-scale … Read more

Offshore Wind Lease Auction Blows Old Record Out of the Water

What a difference a few years and visionary leadership can make. This morning, developers finished 32 rounds of bidding on areas of federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts designated … Read more

Offshore Wind Power: A Clean Energy Victory for Wildlife!

Virginia to Build the First Two Offshore Wind Turbines in Federal Waters For years, states along the Atlantic Coast have been striving to get offshore wind turbines built in federal … Read more

A 4AM Fishing Adventure: Lessons from New York City’s Jamaica Bay

I wish all National Wildlife Federation members could have joined me on a recent spring fishing outing in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.  The restoration of one of the region’s most … Read more

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A Reason for Hope in 2018: The US Offshore Wind Power Race is On!

Just one month in, 2018 is already proving to be a pivotal year for American offshore wind power – a game-changing yet untapped resource that can create thousands of jobs … Read more

A Sneak Preview of 2018 Conservation

The past year left many people wondering about the future for wildlife in America. We saw the Trump Administration wreak havoc on our land, water, and air, rolling back regulations … Read more

Climate Disruption Lit “Bomb Cyclone” Fuse

From Florida to Maine, the East Coast is being hit by a “Bomb Cyclone” – an ordinary winter storm that experienced explosive strengthening over warm Atlantic waters. It comes during … Read more

Block Island Wind Farm Gives Business Leaders a “Glimpse into the Future”

Just before the winds chilled for fall’s late arrival, business leaders from across the Northeast got out on the water to tour America’s first five offshore wind turbines. Since its … Read more

Offshore Wind Power is No Fish Tale

There are many reasons to support responsibly developed offshore wind power. It is a clean energy source that is good for wildlife; it is affordable, reliable and available right near … Read more

Massachusetts Invites Bids for Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Power Development

On June 29th, Massachusetts took a nationally unprecedented step forward for clean energy. Offshore wind power developers holding leases more than ten miles off the coast of the Commonwealth are now formally … Read more