March 15, 2013

Kaine Statement on Virginia's Move to Accelerate Offshore Wind Development

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announcement that allows Virginia to pursue a research lease to help accelerate the development of offshore wind turbines:

“This is good news for the Commonwealth.  Virginia’s geography and coastal infrastructure make it an ideal place for offshore wind.  This effort will create jobs and produce energy from an inexhaustible resource.”

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