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Bureau of Ocean Energy management (BOEM) designates final Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) off the Oregon coast

BOEM has designated two final Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) off the Oregon coast, the Coos Bay WEA is 61,204 acres and located approximately 32 miles (mi) from shore. The Brookings WEA is 133,808 acres and approximately 18 mi off the coast. If fully developed, the Final WEAs could support 2.4 GW of energy production. The news release can be read in full here

Coastal Caucus unites against offshore wind plans

coastal community members and individuals tied to the fishing industry have overwhelmingly spoken with great opposition towards offshore wind. These concerns have been echoed by marine scientists, engineers, environmentalists, tribes, and coastal municipalities. We cannot move forward with offshore wind in Oregon until the needs and concerns of these groups have been addressed.

High winds expected for north and central Oregon coast

National Weather Service Portland issued a high wind warning along the central and northern Oregon coasts until 10 p.m. Friday. 

NWS HIGH WIND WARNING LOWERED

THE HIGH WIND WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

Before a High Wind Event

Trim tree branches away from your house and power lines. Secure loose gutters and shutters. Identify an interior room of your house, such...

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