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DOI to Auction VA Waters for Wind Energy Development

Posted Tue, Jul 23, 2013 by Dustin Cranor to clean energy, Department of the Interior, investment tax credit, offshore wind, secretary jewell

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On Monday, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced that it will auction off nearly 112,800 acres of Virginia’s coastal waters for wind energy development. Scheduled for September 4, the lease sale will be the second of its kind in the U.S., following the auction of approximately 164,750 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts later this month. 

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