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Fishing vessels tied up at New Bedford, Mass. Doug Stewart photo.
Massachusetts Energy Efficient Fisheries gets $2 million for emissions reduction
The East Coast surf clam fishery could see revenues decline between 3 percent and 15 percent if proposed offshore wind turbine projects are built, according to a Rutgers University study. NMFS photo.
New funding to study shifting surf clams, potential fishing devaluation from offshore wind
Leading Light Wind is planned for lease OCS-A 0542, about 84,000 acres obtained with a winning $645 million bid on Feb. 23, 2022, one of the largest awarded in the New York Bight offshore wind lease sale. Leading Light Wind graphic.
Leading Light Wind picks fisheries liaison team for New York Bight project
Leroy "Barney" Truex. Truex family photo.
Sea Watch founder Barney Truex passes at age 70
Plans for the Ocean Wind 1 project off New Jersey could be modified for a power export cable route across Barnegat Bay to the Oyster Creek site. BOEM graphic.
BOEM extends public comment on New Jersey wind project
BOEM used data about scallop, squid, mackerel and butterfish fisheries to map out potential conflicts between fishermen and wind energy development in the New York Bight. BOEM graphic.
BOEM proposals to mitigate offshore wind fishing impact
The Ocean Wind offshore wind project (green square) amid a fishing grounds chart based on federal and New Jersey state data. Ørsted image.
Seven fisheries surveys for New Jersey offshore wind project
The wind turbine installation vessel Vole au Vent installs the first wind turbine in U.S. federal lease waters, as part of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, June 20, 2020. Dominion Energy photo.
Virginia urges caution to avoid wind power conflicts with fishing, shipping industries
Major ports for the Atlantic surf clam fishing fleet. Surf clam habitat on the continental shelf lies in waters between 30 and 160 feet depth. Rutgers University graphic.
Surf clam fleet could take big hit from offshore wind
The trawler Virginia Marise from Point Judith, R.I., near the Block Island Wind Farm. Deepwater Wind photo.
Fishing advocates seek new funding for offshore wind studies
Ocean Wind 1, a planned 1,100 megawatt development, would be the first of several turbine arrays off the southern New Jersey shore. BOEM graphic.
New Jersey wind study considers fishing, coastal vistas
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