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Wind bill blows through House, sets up Senate action

With lobbyists and business owners sitting in the balcony, the House of Delegates gave approval to offshore wind legislation supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Friday, shifting onus to the Senate and setting up the real show for next week. ...

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House of Delegates passes offshore wind bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-47 on Friday for a scaled-back measure to help develop offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City in as soon as five years. Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley is backing the legislation ...

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MEA study: Baltimore could be offshore wind hub

A study produced for the Maryland Energy Administration says Baltimore has the potential to become a hub for offshore wind power companies. The combination of the steel mill at Sparrows Point and the city’s port facilities could allow it to ...

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O’Malley to testify on offshore wind measure

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be speaking in support of a bill aimed at developing offshore wind energy in Maryland. O’Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to testify Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee. The governor has made the measure ...

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The wind lobby and more to watch this week

The O’Malley Administration is enlisting support for the governor’s offshore wind energy bill from people in all walks of life. Emails went flying out to the media last Friday. First came word that 30 religious leaders from Prince George’s County would ...

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Advocates: N.J. law a model for Maryland offshore wind

A New Jersey offshore wind law could serve as a model for developing the industry in Maryland, according to environmentalists and offshore wind industry officials. The New Jersey law signed two years ago mandates 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind be ...

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O’Malley deal with Exelon touted by wind energy backers in Maryland

The ink isn’t yet dry on Gov. Martin O’Malley’s deal with Exelon Corp. and Constellation Energy Group, but wind energy advocates are already hailing the accord as a boon for their cause. That’s not surprising. They have 32 million reasons ...

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