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Monday, April 18, 2005

Offshore Wind on New Jersey - More Skepticism

This AP article by John Curran,
Shore residents leery about offshore wind turbines
, (4/14/05) reports on the first public meeting held by New Jersey's Blue Ribbon Panel on Offshore Wind. According to the article, many commentors feared that windmills would adversly impact tourism. Others had concerns about transmission lines crossing beaches. But Emily Rusch, energy advocate for NJPIRG was quoted as saying that "In southern New Jersey, global warming and its effects are having a far greater impact on the shore, marine life and birds than offshore wind would."


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