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July 19, 2024
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BOEM Cites Fishing, Cultural Concerns for Atlantic Shores OSW
Projects Off NJ Coast Would Create Visual, Navigation and Vessel Impacts, EIS Finds
The draft environmental impact statement released by BOEM concluded that the main impact of the 1,510-MW Atlantic Shores project, located on the Jersey Shore outside Atlantic City, would be on the commercial fishing sector and cultural and valued geographic resources.
The draft environmental impact statement released by BOEM concluded that the main impact of the 1,510-MW Atlantic Shores project, located on the Jersey Shore outside Atlantic City, would be on the commercial fishing sector and cultural and valued geographic resources. | BOEM
New Jersey's largest offshore wind farm would have a “major” effect on fisheries and "visual resources,” but only a moderate impact in other areas, BOEM found.
Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementNew JerseyOffshore Wind PowerState and Local Policy