Conservation Law Foundation Applauds Results of Federal Offshore Wind Energy Lease Auction

Carol Gregory

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Carol Gregory
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January 29, 2015, BOSTON– Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) released the following statement in response to today’s offshore winds lease auction.

“Harnessing our tremendous offshore wind energy resource is a critical element of New England’s clean energy future,” said  Greg Cunningham, Director Clean Energy and Climate Change Program, Conservation Law Foundation. “We are pleased that two new leases capable of accommodating substantial offshore wind projects are ready to move forward. We look forward to working with the successful bidders to advance the development of offshore wind energy as expeditiously as possible and in a manner that protects important ocean wildlife and habitat.”

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