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Report sees jobs, revenues in offshore winds

RICHMOND, Va. — The large-scale development of wind power off the mid-Atlantic coast would create more than 70,000 jobs from New York to Virginia, an industry-sponsored study concludes. The study, released Wednesday, said those jobs would be created by a ...

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Wind bill blows through House, sets up Senate action (access required)

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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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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Interior secretary says review moves wind energy project forward

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would not cause major environmental damage, officials said Thursday. Obama administration Interior Secretary ...

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