7 Myths About Offshore Wind and Commercial Fishing

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As offshore wind is set to take off as the next clean energy resource in the United States, it is crucial to understand potential impacts, plan carefully, and engage with other oceans users throughout the planning and project development process. That’s exactly what has happened in the case of U.S. offshore wind.

ACP sets the record straight about seven common myths about offshore wind and commercial fishing. Bottom Line: U.S. offshore wind, fisheries, and other ocean users can coexist. The U.S. offshore wind industry will continue seeking ways to work with other ocean users while seizing the generational opportunity to revitalize our economy and combat climate change.

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