Today we’ll talk about proposed Biden administration wind energy projects off the U.S. East Coast that would operate under the Jones Act, a U.S. law that requires that ships traveling only between U.S. ports must be U.S. built and flagged, with U.S. citizens (or permaent residents) as crew.

Photo credit: Columbia River Bar Pilots. Big season the Columbia River Bar. Note the height of the buoy compared to the waves: the buoy is about 16 feet tall.