Morning Brief: Interior eyes offshore wind development in Gulf

June 9, 2021
Interior Department (DOI) officials are planning to gauge developers’ interest in deploying offshore wind power facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, adding to the Biden administration’s prior push for a huge build-out along the East Coast and off the California coast. DOI is releasing a request for information on potential wind development off the coasts of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama -- largely focused on shallower waters where many oil wells have played out rather than deep water areas where...

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