All the organizations you thought would be the most vocal in protecting whales, are the most quiet. Barely a peep from enviro-friendly orgs. Why?
The industrialization of our seashore.
Congressional investigation into offshore wind industrialization. if it moves forward. the most profound transformation of the Atlantic Coast in the history of the USA.
Are these orgs compromised in some way? Financially motivated to stay neutral.
According to Brigantine Mayor Vince Sera, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC) is remaining ‘neutral’ about wind turbines being built just off the coast of NJ.
Many Jersey shore towns still surprisingly quiet. Ventnor, Margate, Longport and Atlantic City remain silent on recent rise in whale and dolphin deaths.
Due to fast rising municipal costs, Downbeach towns desperately need #WindMoney distributed by consortium of wind companies.
Greater Atlantic City Chamber is supportive of Orsted Wind Facility in Atlantic City
We love MMSC, their main focus is saving and protecting whales and other marine mammals. But they really need to become more vocal in this fight. Remaining neutral is anti-whale.Concerned Brigantine Moms
Mayor Landgraf of Ventnor works for the State of NJ, as Director of Planning for CRDA, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Residents don’t expect much wind turbine pushback from Landgraf since Gov Murphy is his boss.
Stockton University took #WindMoney. They are deeply involved with the Ocean Wind Pro NJ Grantor Trust, a $15 million fund established by Ocean Wind 1 following its selection by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities in June 2019 as New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm.
Brian Jackson, President of Stockton University AC, is on the committee that distributes #WindMoney.
Barbara Gaba, President of ACCC is on the committee that distributes #WindMoney.
Ventnor resident / former NJ Senator, Chris Brown not commenting on dead whale / wind turbine issue. Brown (R) surprisingly resigned his NJ Senate seat in July 2021 to take questionable $150k job with NJ Gov Phil Murphy (D).
K. Scott: Wind industry’s playbook is full of despicable, underhanded tactics. This is no longer only about devastating effects of industrial wind projects. This is about top/down governmental domination and control. Pro-wind operatives trying to change rules by lobbying for state control to override protective, local ordinances.
Ruby Mekker: What bothers me the most is the impacts on human health with people forced to leave their homes to protect their health is never mentioned. The health of people should be equally important with the health of whales.
Bashar Mourad: We must fight by any means legal and we must defeat these elite foreign companies by filling the pockets of our local politicians (e.g. Gov Phil Murphy) who will never feel the effects that our future generations will. It is only money for these corrupt members of this administration.
ACCC Atlantic Cape Community College BREAKS GROUND ON WIND TRAINING CENTER IN ATLANTIC CITY
Ørsted offering $1.5M program with NJIT, if it gets OK for new wind farm.
Major Economic Benefits Forecasted From Offshore Wind
ACIT’s Phil Guenther, a Brigantine resident, visibly absent in defending whales and coastal life. Guenther is a former Brigantine Mayor.