Clean Waters

Offshore wind will take years to materialize

When the administration of US President Joe Biden this month approved the country’s first large offshore wind farm, it touted the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the decade, will create more than 75,000 jobs in the United States. Industry executives …

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DEC reminds water recreation enthusiasts to clean, drain and dry boats and equipment to protect NYS waters from invasive species

Wed 26 May 2021 1:40 pm Boat stewards to conduct boat inspections and educate the recreating public about boat launches statewide As this year’s boating season officially kicks off, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded water recreation enthusiasts to do their part to protect New York’s waters from …

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Opinion: Are we a gulf or an ocean?

By Mike Beanan Have you ever been on your surfboard and found yourself drifting up the coast? Or while swimming in the kelp forest, do you notice the kelp fronds leaning against the strong current? In 1542, the exploration of the Californian coast by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo “discovered” the Gulf …

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