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Climate Week: Humboldt Bay investigates offshore wind power

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All of our topics on this week of the JX will touch upon the climate crisis, its many manifestations, and the efforts to change human behaviors to reverse the effects of global warming.

Alternative energy will be a big part of the picture, and we start there with early-stage investigations into offshore wind power in our region.

The California Energy Commission recently granted millions of dollars to the Port of Humboldt Bay for renovations at the port, with an eye to creating an offshore wind terminal.

Larry Oetker is the Executive Director of the Harbor District, and he visits with details of the plans taking shape.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the senior producer, Nash Bennett is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.