Offshore Energy Gets a Second Wind Under Biden

New turbines proposed for a development off Cape Cod could provide green energy, but the science of how they might affect the environment is a bit murky.

The Biden administration is betting that green energy produced by new offshore wind farms will help slow climate change, but fishers and some scientists say there are too many uncertainties about how the massive structures will affect the ocean and its marine life. The first big test of how the push for wind energy might clash with ocean conservation will likely play out in Massachusetts waters. This week, Department of the Interior officials gave initial approval to the $2.8 billion

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