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Maryland bill aims to expand commitment to offshore wind

Environmentalists, unions, civil rights and consumer groups are expressing support for a measure to expand Maryland's commitment to offshore wind. The bill aims to modernize the electricity grid to transmit offshore wind energy. Groups including environmental organizations such as the Maryland League of Conservation Voters joined NAACP-Maryland and labor unions, including United Steelworkers and IBEW Local 24 to express support for the legislation. The measure would set a goal for […]

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Maryland gets $22.9 million grant for offshore wind training

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland is getting nearly $23 million in federal money for a new training program for the offshore wind industry. The U.S. Commerce Department made the announcement on Wednesday. The department says the program will partner leading employers and seven local unions to build a training model that meets the needs of employers and local communities. In a news release, the department says the Maryland Works for Wind […]

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Offshore wind boosted as Biden, East Coast governors team up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching a partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element of President Joe Biden's climate change plan. Biden administration officials will meet with governors and labor leaders Thursday to announce commitments to expand important parts of the offshore industry. Those parts include manufacturing facilities, ports and workforce training and development. The Democratic president has a […]

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