U.S. offshore wind moved a step closer to reality when the Biden administration gave a favorable review earlier this month to the Vineyard Wind Farm project, which is slated to be America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm. As offshore wind development progresses, including Maryland’s two projects, the industry faces a “strained” relationship with coastal communities. Maryland’s coastal communities have concerns about offshore wind but say they’re being ignored by the industry and government.
As offshore wind nears reality, coastal groups say they feel ‘steamrolled’
March 25, 2021