Hogan Signs Regional Compact to Promote Offshore Wind — But Md. Projects Move Slowly

The headline news is that the governors of Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia signed a compact on Thursday to collaborate and advance offshore wind projects and to promote the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast as hubs for the industry. In reality, it’s another twist in the tortured debate over bringing wind turbines to Maryland’s waters. The announcement by Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) of his pact with Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam (D) and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) was pure Hogan, on-brand with his oft-repeated message of bipartisanship and collaboration. (Md Matters)

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