Offshore Renewable Energy Regulatory Primer
August 04 2009 | Ocean Ecosystems, Ocean Energy,
by Rick Wilson
The National Sea Grant Law Center has published Offshore Renewable Energy - Regulatory Primer
(PDF, 590 KB), which presents basic regulatory information related to offshore wind, wave, tidal, and ocean thermal energy conversion projects. It also provides brief discussions on state authority, local concerns, and an emerging alternative management framework—marine spatial planning.