Over 260,000 Sign Petition To Halt New Jersey Offshore Wind Farm Surveys

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Over 250,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Governor Phil Murphy to cease work on a massive off-shore wind energy farm off the Jersey Shore coast. Protest against the project began in December when dead whales mysteriously started appearing on beaches along New Jersey’s coastline.

Since December, thirteen whales have been found dead, eclipsing previous years’ data on file with NOAA.

The petition being disseminated by Protect Our Coast NJ calls for the immediate halt of all offshore wind activity along the New Jersey shore.

“These massive, unprecedented experimental projects have been fast-tracked without meaningful public input, and with all the impacted cities and towns denied the right to home rule by executive action of the Governor of New Jersey,” Protect Our Coast NJ said in a statement.

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