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‘Ocean City is Not For Sale’: Mayor rejects payment from offshore wind company

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2024
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Maryland Offshore Wind Project
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Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan is preemptively rejecting millions of dollars from an offshore wind company.

In an online statement, Meehan said the CEO of US Wind emailed him in December 2023 offering a benefits package. US Wind is behind MarWin, a projected that is expected to have up to 22 wind turbines more than 20 miles off the coast of Ocean City, according to the company.

US Wind offered Ocean City payments up to $2 million, Meehan said in a statement, on the condition that government officials not make negative comments about...

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