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Government Delays First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm. Is a Double Standard at Play? Inbox x InsideClimate News Unsubscribe 11:02 AM (23 minutes ago) to me Forward | Web Version | Update preferences | Unsubscribe Like Government Delays First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm. Is a Double Standard at Play? on Facebook share on Twitter In the 08/19/2019 edition: Government Delays First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm. Is a Double Standard at Play? Top CDC Health and Climate Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint Government Delays First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm. Is a Double Standard at Play? It ordered an expanded review for Vineyard Wind at the same time Trump is weakening environmental rules for fossil fuel projects that contribute to climate change. BY PHIL MCKENNA, DAN GEARINO As the Trump administration takes steps to expedite fossil fuel projects and reduce environmental regulations, it has veered in the opposite direction on offshore wind, delaying a highly anticipated project in Massachusetts. SEE ALSO: New York Passes Ambitious Climate Bill, Aiming to Meet Paris Targets To See Offshore Wind Energy’s Future, Look on Shore – in Massachusetts How Deep Ocean Wind Turbines Could Power the World read more share on Twitter Like Government Delays First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm. Is a Double Standard at Play? on Facebook Top CDC Health and Climate Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint He’s one of several federal scientists working on climate change who say they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted under the Trump administration. BY MARIANNE LAVELLE , GEORGINA GUSTIN One of the federal government's leading experts on the health impacts of climate change sought whistleblower protection on Friday because of retaliation he said he has faced for speaking out against the Trump administration's efforts to end climate research. George Luber, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the latest of a string of federal scientists working on climate change who say that they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted. SEE ALSO: Whistleblower Case Shows How Trump Tries to Silence Science Whistleblower Quits with Scathing Letter Over Trump Interior Dept. Leadership Investigators: We Can’t Tell if Interior Dept. Reassignments Were Legal Due to Lack of Records 'A Death Spiral for Research’: Arctic Scientists Worried as Alaska Universities Face 40% Funding Cut read more
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