New York’s prized sea scallop faces off against offshore wind

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CHRIS MARTIN and JENNIFER A. DLOUHY / BLOOMBERG – Developers pushing to install massive wind turbines in the waters off New York and New Jersey have run into a delicate yet mighty foe: the Atlantic sea scallop.

Prized for their sweet and tender meat, scallops are abundant off Long Island and the Jersey Shore. That happens to be where the Trump administration wants to auction leases for offshore wind farms for what’s envisioned to be a $70 billion U.S. industry …

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