New Task Force Will Consider Leases for Offshore Wind Energy in the Gulf of Maine

At the request of the governor of New Hampshire, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is working to determine the best areas for offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Maine.The task force will include members from New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, tribal governments, and feds. The challenge will be to find viable spots that don’t interfere with fishing or shipping industries.

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