Trump Seeks Sanctions On European Subsea Gas Pipeline
By Andrea Shalal (Reuters) – The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and...
The department said it was responding to comments from the state’s governor’s office, congressional delegation, and commercial fishing community asking for the size of the possible lease to be reduced.
The Obama administration is moving toward leasing an area south of Massachusetts to offshore wind developers, but it has not yet decided the boundaries of the lease. In a press release issued Monday, the department did not say how much of the potential leasing area had been taken off the table.
Ten companies have formally shown interest in developing offshore wind farms in the area, Interior said.
-By Ryan Tracy, Dow Jones Newswires
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