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New report: Coastal Atlantic states could power entire region with electricity from offshore wind

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New report: Coastal Atlantic states could power entire region with electricity from offshore wind

A new report shows that Atlantic states could power the entire region with clean renewable wind energy off our coasts. North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland rank 8th, 15th and 17th respectively, among 29 coastal states for their potential to meet 2019 electricity usage with offshore wind according to the new report. 

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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

WASHINGTON -- As part of an executive order, President Joe Biden is expected to announce Wednesday a stop on all new drilling in public lands and waters. The president will also set a goal of protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by the year 2030.

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Five must-watch ocean live streams

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Five must-watch ocean live streams

Check out the following list of some of our favorite ocean livestreams. These livestreams dive deep into the big blue sea, exploring everything from jellies to coral reefs. 

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