Marine Renewable Energy Policy: Some US and International Perspectives Compared

  title={Marine Renewable Energy Policy: Some US and International Perspectives Compared},
  author={Michelle E. Portman},
This article describes the policy framework for siting, permitting, and developing offshore renewable energy facilities in the United States. It also highlights features of regulatory programs in other countries and makes some comparisons. Initially, the article presents a brief historical background of US regulatory development, and then it provides a synopsis of the more salient features of the federal siting and permitting program, followed by descriptions of policy frameworks in three other… CONTINUE READING

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