Slow ships to lessen collisions with whales / Press of Atlantic City / March 8, 2023 In summer ice cream consumption rises and so do shark attacks. Obviously there is no causal connection between these disparate facts. (Thanks to Dr. Amy for this example of correlation not causation.) Likewise, as emphasized by NOAA scientists, there Read More »
Gathering Promotes Responsible Offshore Wind Development
Gathering Promotes Responsible Offshore Wind Development / The SandPaper / 5/26/22 May 26, 2022 By Gina G. Scala Ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which is predicted to be above average this year, a networking event for proponents of responsible offshore wind development offered local residents and statewide activists the opportunity Read More »
Good News and Bad News for Ida Recovery
Ida survivors identified key next steps coming out of our Community Meetings – and one key next step was getting grant funds moving to help families. As part of that, the New Jersey Organizing Project1 organized meetings with both Congressman Malinowski and Congressman Gottheimer and Ida survivors to discuss the impacts of Ida, mitigation issues, Read More »
Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area
Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area / The SandPaper / 3/2/22 By Gina G. Scala One of the six companies that successfully bid for a slice of the 488,000 acres of offshore wind energy leases in the New York Bight last month already has plans in place to construct the largest Read More »
New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund
New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund / The SandPaper / 2/9/22 By Victoria Ford The New Jersey Resource Project has won a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of South Jersey for housing support services, the foundation announced Monday. NJRP comes under the New Jersey Organizing Project, a community advocacy organization Read More »
We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ
We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ / Asbury Park Press / 12/10/21 Your Turn by Lisa Campanella Guest columnist Offshore wind in New Jersey is a hot topic these days — and it’s no wonder. New projects are being greenlit and many are concerned, from those that worry our beautiful shorelines may suffer Read More »
Opinion: Offshore Wind Power can be done safely.
Opinion: Offshore Wind Power can be done safely / Press of Atlantic City / 8/15/21 I’ve spent my life loving the state of New Jersey, a place that seems to be the perpetual underdog no matter how many artists, athletes and geniuses we’ve produced and nurtured. No matter where you go in the world, the saltwater taffy Read More »
What does Offshore Wind that Works for Our Communities look like?
The Jersey Shore is unique and special. Some of us call it home, some of us visit it frequently. All of us benefit from the tourism and fishing economies. Over the last 10 years we have seen severe weather become more frequent, our local businesses struggle and many of our communities are already living with Read More »