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Coastal towns go to court seeking more input on offshore wind

Sandy Hook at the Jersey Shore

A two-count suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the group Save Long Beach Island, a nonprofit that says proposals from the Biden and Murphy administrations haven’t thoroughly examined how to avoid harming the state's commercial fishing and tourism industries, or its marine ecosystems. 

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Biden team starts offshore wind leasing for NJ, NY coasts

Offshore wind turbines or windmills.

“Offshore wind holds a tremendous promise for our future, obviously in terms of climate change, but also economic growth, strengthening our workforce … as well as job creation,” Gov. Phil Murphy said during a Jan. 12 press call with New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler.

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