Offshore Wind Farm

Brigantine & Ventnor Ask: Are Wind Turbines killing Whales?

A fast-growing group known as Defend Brigantine Beach (DBB) joined forces with Ventnor residents on Sat. morning, Jan 21. Close to 100 braved cold temps on Ventnor Pier. Calling attention to the spike in beached whales. Is the wind turbine project safe for marine life? Industrialization of our ocean. Members of Defend Brigantine Beach (DBB) …

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Murphy & Wind Companies Ignore US NAVY Report; Sonar Can Kill Whales

In 2002, the US Navy admitted that their ship-based sonar killed at least 6 whales. They linked sonar sound to the stranding of whales. NJ Governor Phil Murphy apparently un-moved by the US NAVY report. State officials want Murphy to stop all wind turbine research until they can determine what’s killing the whales. Ten dead …

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7 Dead Whales, Latest Washes up On Brigantine Beach

In the last 45 days, the count is now 7 dead whales that have washed up on NJ & NY beaches. Natural occurrence? Boat strike? Caught in fish nets? How about sonar blasts used for wind turbine research? This tactic helps ‘map and measure’ the ocean floor. Data is used to help construct offshore wind …

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Downbeach Towns Line-Up For Wind Company Financial Support

Ventnor, Margate and Longport want a piece of the Pro-NJ Grantor Trust, a $15 million fund established by Ørsted and Ocean Wind. The two wind companies plan on building and managing substantial windfarms off the Jersey coast. Power cables will land on beaches of Ocean City and Atlantic City where various infrastructure will be built …

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Impact of Offshore Wind Turbines Along Jersey Shore

Jersey shore towns like Brigantine, Margate and Ocean City are learning more about offshore wind farms being planned. Just off their beaches. They don’t like what they’re hearing. But is it too late to stop it? A Danish power company named Orsted wants to build 99 offshore wind turbines from Brigantine to Stone Harbor. NJ …

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VIDEO: Commissioner John Amodeo Answers Margate Homeowner Questions

Did you watch this special, MHA Downbeach webcast on Saturday, May 15? Commissioner John Amodeo was the featured guest at the recent Margate Homeowners Association meeting. If you missed it, just click and watch it here. Amodeo shared facts, figures and some interesting analysis on the current state of Margate. Lamberti’s on Amherst. Bulkhead Deal. …

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VIDEO: Orsted Wind Turbines and Margate Homeowners Association

See video clips from April 25 Margate Homeowners Association town hall with ORSTED WIND. What are the pros and cons of offshore wind farms? ORSTED is the Danish energy company hoping to install close to 100 wind turbines just off the coast of South Jersey. Ready for South Jersey Offshore Wind Farms? A forest of …

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Margate Homeowners Association to Hold Wind Turbine Webinar

Want to learn more about the pros and cons of offshore wind turbines? Join the Margate Homeowners Association on Saturday April 24 at 10:30a. The MHA will be hosting an online Zoom meeting featuring ORSTED, the company looking to install windfarms off the coast of South Jersey. The Coalition of Absecon Island Communities will also …

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Ocean City Questions Massive Offshore Wind Farm in South Jersey.

Ocean City should back clean wind energy — and soon, so says the Press of Atlantic City. That endorsement doesn’t sit well with those who see things differently from NJ Governor, Phil Murphy. Wind turbines could harm fishing and bird migration. And of course, that thing called visual pollution. Are taxpayers funding an expensive experiment …

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ORSTED Offshore Wind Farm. Notice: Photos To Be Taken Along The Coast.

Architectural historians from the firm SEARCH will be completing architectural history surveys in Ventnor in the next few weeks, possibly as early as next week. This is related to the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm that is being developed 15 miles off the southern New Jersey coastline by Ørsted. The architectural history survey work involves …

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South Jersey Fishermen Question Van Drew Support of Risky Offshore Wind Turbines

South Jersey’s economy is dependent on fishing and outdoor recreation. Both could be hurt if a massive off shore wind farm is built along the coast. U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew recently got an earful from the local fishing and tourism industries. The proposed offshore wind project could destroy NJ’s #2 industry. Jeff Van Drew …

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Offshore NJ WindFarms: Greater Fishing Danger & Taxpayer Expense?

Commercial fishermen have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. They fear offshore wind farms will make things worse. New England anglers have been fighting against offshore wind farms for years. New Jersey Wind Farm opposition just getting started. Orsted is a power company based in Fredericia, Denmark. They want to erect a …

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NJ Governor Wants to Establish Council on Offshore Wind Farms

Just days after the Federal Government forced a delay of early offshore wind projects, NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute. The delay was caused by the alleged need for more impact studies. This will likely slow the progress of east …

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