“Public comments from marine experts offer a clear message: Protections work and are the right thing to do to safeguard vital biodiversity,” said Environment California Research & Policy Center Oceans Associate Meghan Hurley.
Government officials in Massachusetts and Maryland backed deals on Friday for four new offshore wind projects that will create 3.2 gigawatts (GW) of renewable offshore wind energy. That’s enough electricity to power more than 1.5 million American homes for a year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule on Monday to limit global warming pollution from cars and trucks. In total, the EPA’s new rule will result in more than 3.1 billion tons of avoided greenhouse gas emissions through 2050, which is the equivalent to more than half of net U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in 2019.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new framework Friday that will get the state to more than10 gigawatts (GW) of distributed solar power by 2030. This would be enough energy to power 700,000 average homes.
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