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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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It’s not easy being green

An employee working at an Atlantic City Electric substation in Atlantic County. - ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC

The number of solar, wind and other clean energy projects is rising across the state, but weaknesses in existing utility grid connections could crimp New Jersey’s ability to utilize renewable, or green power.

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