Fed. government to auction leases for wind power in waters off R.I. and Mass.
The Providence Journal reports that the U.S. Department of the Interior announced that it will auction leasing rights to develop offshore wind power off Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The auction will take place on July 31.
This auction will cover 164,750 acres that sits between Block Island to the west and Martha's Vineyard to the east.
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