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80K ocean acres to fuel wind power in Md.

The U.S. Department of the Interior along with State of the Maryland announced a proposal in Baltimore on Tuesday to make 80,000 acres of ocean available for lease for companies looking to get into the wind energy business off the coast of Ocean City.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 03:52pm EST

Tags: Ocean City, Md., Martin OMalley, Sally Jewel, Department of the Interior, mike murillo

US OKs offshore wind-testing lease to Va.'s DMME

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has taken a big step in its quest to collect data off the coast ahead of wind turbine development in Atlantic waters.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 03:18pm EST

Tags: Dominion Virginia Power, Virginia Beach, Va.

Md. House approves offshore wind measure

An offshore wind bill that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 03:13pm EST

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Md. House delays debate on offshore wind measure

The Maryland House of Delegates has postponed debate on amendments to an offshore wind measure that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 03:42pm EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, utilities

Md.'s O'Malley tries again on offshore wind energy

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Tuesday rolled out a measure he hopes will put the state on the path to becoming a leader in offshore wind energy development in the mid-Atlantic region.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 05:04pm EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly

APNewsBreak: Miller wants debate on wind bill

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday he will consider changes to the Senate Finance Committee, if that is necessary to advance an offshore wind measure to the full Senate for debate in the upcoming legislative session.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 05:03pm EST

Tags: Sen. Pres. Thomas V. Mike Miller

Offshore wind power line on Assateague opposed

A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 08:30pm EDT

Tags: environment, Assateague Island

Md. rally for offshore wind, against fracking

An environmental group plans to rally in Baltimore for offshore wind and against expanded drilling for natural gas in western Maryland.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 09:17am EST

Tags: Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Notre Dame College, natural gas