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Statement: California Energy Commission releases big offshore wind target

Wind power

Statement: California Energy Commission releases big offshore wind target

As California seeks to secure a 100% renewable electricity grid to address the climate crisis, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has released their initial Offshore Wind report with goals of 3,000 MW of offshore wind energy by 2030 and 10,000 to 15,000 MW by 2045 with a potential of 20,000 MW by 2050, with sufficient technological improvements.

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Statement: Biden-Harris administration advances offshore wind leasing on Atlantic, Pacific coasts

Wind power

Statement: Biden-Harris administration advances offshore wind leasing on Atlantic, Pacific coasts

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published Wednesday two separate Calls for Information and Nominations for suitable areas for possible offshore wind leases off the coast of Oregon and in the Central Atlantic.

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Statement: Biden continues to protect public lands, proposing drilling ban for New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon

Wildlife & wild places

Statement: Biden continues to protect public lands, proposing drilling ban for New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon

In conjunction with the White House Tribal National Summit, President Joe Biden is expected Monday to announce a 20-year ban on drilling in areas surrounding Chaco Canyon. This follows the president’s actions in October when he signed proclamations to restore full protections to Grand Staircase Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments.

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Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

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