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Offshore Wind Projects Could Impact Whales That Migrate Off California's Coast

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Gray whales migrate south and north along the coast and prime viewing locations during migration season include Point Arena and Bodega Head. (NOAA)

Offshore Wind Projects Off California Coast Could Impact Migrating Whales

The recent sale of five leases off the coast of California for offshore wind turbine projects is seen as a victory for renewable energy advocates. But it’s also raising safety concerns about one of California’s treasures -- the whales that migrate off the coast every year.
Reporter: Amanda Wernik, KCBX

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Reporter: Kate Wolffe, CapRadio

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California’s COVID sick pay law offers up to 2 weeks of paid leave for reasons related to COVID – but it’s expiring at the end of this month.
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