Are Ocean Wind Turbines like Homesteads and Gold Mines and Railroads? A Public Lands Policy Question for the Climate Change Era

Jensen, Thomas C.; Reimer, Hadassah M.; Caplan, Lauren R.
July 2013
Public Land & Resources Law Review;2013, Vol. 34, p93
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the analysis of the history of the public lands policy in the era of climate change to offer ideas for development of legal policies regulating the ocean wind energy resources on federal offshore lands in the U.S. It discusses the status of regulatory laws governing taxation and environmental policy related to U.S. renewable energy. Topics discussed include the U.S. energy policy, extraction techniques of natural gas and the U.S. renewable energy industry.


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