Offshore Wind Presentation To Be Held In Lacey

opens in a new windowOffshore Wind Presentation To Be Held In Lacey / The / July 7, 2022

By Veronica Flesher, Patch Staff

LACEY, NJ — Interested in learning more about offshore wind? New Jersey Resource Project, a community non-profit organization, is hosting a presentation to educate residents about offshore wind in Lacey on July 13.

The presentation will explain both concerns and benefits of offshore wind, according to the  opens in a new windowevent’s description.

“Our goal it to make sure offshore wind works for us and help sustain our communities for generations,” NJRP wrote.

Two offshore wind projects are planned in the area. Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind would be off the shore of Long Beach Island, while Ocean Wind 1 is planned for Ocean City.

Residents of Ocean City have voiced concerns about Ocean Wind 1, which would involve installing a substation in Lacey at the former Oyster Creek power plant.  opens in a new windowRead More: Wind Farm Substation To Be Built In Lacey

opens in a new windowCritics of Ocean Wind 1 say that the project would harm the local environment and hurt tourism.

The presentation will be held on July 13 at 7 p.m., at 15 E Lacey Rd in Forked River. To RSVP or learn more, contact Jody at 732-575-0609 or jody@newjerseyop.orgcreate new email.

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