California Agencies Flag Multiple Issues For BOEM Offshore Wind Review

September 17, 2021
No fewer than seven California agencies are flagging a plethora of issues of concern for review by federal regulators in their forthcoming environmental assessment (EA) for offshore wind power on California’s North Coast, providing a glimpse into the expected lengthy, complicated and controversial stakeholder review process for the effort. “California . . . has a deep commitment to conserving and enhancing the tremendous natural resources, recreational, economic, scenic and other important values of the coastal environment, including protecting fisheries resources,...

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