Matthew Tresaugue joined the Houston Chronicle in 2005 after working for newspapers in California, where his beats included land-use development, higher education and Major League Baseball. At the Houston Chronicle, he has covered the environment, reporting on science, policy and politics in areas including air quality, water supply, the Gulf of Mexico and global warming.

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US hopes to tap offshore wind potential

The federal government is committing nearly $150 million toward construction of three wind farms off the U.S. coast, a move intended to generate power from the renewable source by 2017. ...