Resistance to Offshore Wind Is Growing on US Coasts

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2023
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A growing chorus of interest groups is calling for a pause in offshore wind activities to allow further assessment of the sector’s impacts on the marine ecosystem.

Congressman Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, a Republican, introduced a congressional resolution on March 21 to halt work on east-coast offshore wind projects until investigations into its possible impact on marine mammals can be done.

Fishing groups and local residents have filed five lawsuits against proposed or under-construction wind projects along the Atlantic seaboard.

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