March 01, 2016

A New Blueprint for Coastal Zone Management

John M. Boehnert

The nation’s first offshore wind farm is now under construction in Rhode Island waters off the coast of Block Island. The five-turbine demonstration project, which will power 17,000 homes, is scheduled to be operational by the end of this year. While this is the only offshore wind farm under construction in the United States, it has not been for want of trying.

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