For the first time, the Obama administration is taking action against wind farms for killing eagles.
The exploration continues for Maryland’s offshore wind energy farm.
Setting sail for wind power.
The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg.
Environmentalists got some of what they wanted from Maryland lawmakers during the legislative session that headed toward adjournment Monday, including an offshore wind bill and a divisive measure designed to help farmers comply with Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations.
A proposed wind farm off Maryland’s shore could kill up to 20 bald eagles a year, according to federal regulators who have asked the developer to take steps to cut those numbers in a move that could affect developing the electricity source along the Eastern Seaboard.
Environmental activists are praising the General Assembly for passing Governor O’Malley’s wind energy bill.
A measure to help develop offshore wind in Maryland advanced in the state Senate on Thursday, edging a priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s closer to passage after stalling in the last two years.
Governor Martin O’Malley appears to have cleared a hurdle in his quest to put a wind farm off the coast of Ocean City. It’s a renewable energy project supporters say will reduce global warming.
Johns Hopkins University says it will lead an international team of researchers studying how to improve wind farm design.
A move to regulate wind farms has stalled in far western Maryland.
Maryland utility regulators questioned developers of a proposed western Maryland wind farm for almost an hour Wednesday before holding off on whether to give them more time to start a project embroiled in a county zoning battle.