School of Marine Science & Policy
Phone: (302) 831-0228
Office: 212 Robinson Hall
- Major research focus is offshore wind power. Firestone analyzes the feasibility, environmental impacts, capacity and public support/opposition related to offshore wind farms.
- Knowledgeable about renewable energy, climate change policy, wildlife conservation and management.
- An attorney as well as a policy scientist, Firestone served as assistant regional council for the EPA and assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan, in the environmental protection and natural resources divisions.
- Can discuss U.S. environmental law, international law, renewable energy policy and indigenous and Native American policy.
Professor, School of Marine Science & Policy
Professor, Legal Studies
In The News:
OFFSHORE WIND: With turbines on the watery horizon for a more streamlined permitting process (Environment & Energy Publishing)
O'Malley readies new offshore wind bid (Baltimore Sun)
Md. report optimistic about wind power (UPI)
Survey: Local support for Cape Wind up since 2005 (AP)
Offshore wind proposal gains fans in Delaware (Morning Edition, NPR)
Construction started on a wind farm off Galveston (Houston Chronicle)
Turbine generated research funds, energy for UD and community in first year
Study to quantify turbine impact on birds and bats
Wind power survey shows shift in opinion
Survey shows strong support for offshore wind power