Cape May NJ, after leading the charge last year to help establish a Boardwalk Preservation Fund, Senator Michael Testa is proud to announce that these much-needed funds are now being used to help South Jersey municipalities.
Ocean City, NJ, in a groundbreaking study published yesterday, researchers revealed that the voice boxes of baleen whales have developed a unique set of structures for communicating underwater. This discovery solves a mystery that has perplexed scientists for the past 50 years ever since the first recordings of baleen whale songs were made in 1967.
Atlantic City NJ, an Atlantic County, man was arrested today for his role in procuring, casting, and tabulating fraudulent mail-in ballots submitted in the Nov. 8, 2022, general election, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.
Lakewood NJ, an Ocean County, man today admitted committing a series of violent assaults on members of the Orthodox Jewish community in and around Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger for the District of New Jersey and Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division announced.
Atlantic City NJ, The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) today awarded a combined 3,742 MW of offshore wind capacity to Invenergy and energyRE’s Leading Light Wind Project and Attentive Energy LLC’s Attentive Energy Two Project, advancing the State’s progress toward a 100% clean energy economy by 2035.
Ocean City NJ, President Biden’s Green New Deal faced a significant setback as developers of a large offshore wind project in New York withdrew from a deal with the state. Approximately 30% of current wind projects are at risk of delays or cancellations. Since July, projects in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Connecticut have been put on hold. The withdrawal of BP and Equinox from the New York project adds to the challenges facing offshore wind initiatives. While there may be attempts to revive the projects, this setback contributes to the offshore wind sector’s recent struggles. Notably, two other major projects, Empire Wind 1 and Beacon Wind, are facing financial difficulties, although they haven’t been officially canceled yet. The much-touted “green energy transition” appears to be encountering significant challenges.
Ocean City NJ, a group of 11 grassroots groups representing coastal waters and communities against the industrialization of the Atlantic Ocean through Offshore Wind Turbine development welcome the announcement by Danish energy conglomerate Orsted that it was abandoning development on its Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 offshore wind projects along the Jersey Shore. The announcement marks an important milestone in the coalition’s ongoing fight against offshore wind industrialization along the East Coast.
Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco and Senator Michael Testa issued a joint statement in response to confirmation that the Murphy administration knew about Orsted’s decision to pull the plug on offshore wind and tipped off Trenton Democrats before the announcement on October 31.
Following decisions of its Board of Directors, Ørsted will cease development of the Ocean Wind 1 and 2 projects and has taken final investment decision on the Revolution Wind project. The decisions are part of an ongoing review of Ørsted’s US offshore wind portfolio.