Silence from Shoreline Press on Undersea Electric Problems

ALL THE EXCITING PRESS about the installation of windfarms focuses on the seemingly blithe turbine blades swirling innocently in the free breeze offering efficient, economical and carbon imprint free electricity to the east coast of the United States. That is the mantra offered by Baker, Raimondo, Lamonte and Cuomo. And to make sure no one sings off key the public is reminded of the tens of thousands of jobs and commercial contracts that attend to this wonderful new age.  Cementing that certainty is the new president Biden naming Raimondo to Commerce so that NOAA doesn’t get up on its high

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‘Tragedy of the Commons’ Will be the Fate of Marine Environment in Atlantic Wind Farms

Fisheries regulators have for well more than a century bumped head on into the tragedy of the commons’ economic theory. And acknowledging it without acting on it has cost them dearly time and again. Such is beginning to show its harmful self again in the marine environment—this time in the 5,000 square nautical miles of Atlantic Ocean waters the federal agency, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, has given over to the highest foreign investment fund bidder intent on erecting electricity generating wind farms. For starters just what is the ‘tragedy of the commons’? The concept originated in an essay written

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