President-elect Joe Biden will face myriad hurdles, many of them political, in fulfilling his campaign promise of steering the U.S. toward 100 percent clean electricity by 2035. But setting aside the challenge of getting climate legislation through a potentially divided Congress, the goal implies an additional miracle will occur — the construction of lots and lots of infrastructure, very fast.
Representatives Rice, Pascrell Lead NY and NJ Delegations Letter Calling for Federal Action on Offshore Wind Development
The group of lawmakers is urging the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to issue long-overdue wind development area designations in the New York Bight and to hold new lease
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) sent a bipartisan letter today with members of the New York and New Jersey congressional delegations to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), a federal agency within the Department of the Interior, requesting that the agency designate final Wind Energy Areas in the New York Bight and hold new lease auctions for potential developers.