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Offshore Wind - Application for Proposed Project - Evaluation and Approval

Sponsored by:

Senator Waugh


In the Senate - Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Public Service Commission to evaluate the extent to which an applicant's plan for a specified proposed offshore wind project directly or indirectly encroaches on existing private, State, federal, or military infrastructure, resources, facilities, ranges, or operating environments; and prohibiting the Commission from approving an applicant's proposed offshore wind project unless the proposed offshore wind project will not impact specified restricted areas and a specified warning area in a specified manner.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Waugh, Astle, Bates, Cassilly, DeGrange, Edwards, Jennings, Klausmeier, Middleton, Miller, Norman, Ready, Serafini, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
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Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Aircraft
Alternative Energy Sources
Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Federal Government
Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Public Works
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities

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