Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act proposed in Senate

By Michelle Froese The new bill is also endorsed by a number of national offshore wind energy experts, including the American Wind Energy Association, the BlueGreen Alliance, and others.
Several U.S. legislatures introduced the bipartisan Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which would establish federal grants for offshore wind education and training.
Led by Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), the bill would create a federal grant program to assist colleges, universities, state and local governments, unions, and nonprofits in the development of programs to prepare workers for jobs in the nation’s offshore wind industry.
“This legislation recognizes

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