Leave Our Ocean Alone – Pursue Energy Technologies on Land

Onshore alternatives exist that can make use of existing infrastructure and not impact our ocean resources. I urge readers to look into these alternatives. While moving the turbines farther offshore will reduce visibility impacts, it does not resolve the issues associated with industrializing the ocean’s resources. There will be environmental issues to be considered. The Atlantic Shores project proposed off Long Beach Island could include some 200 massive wind turbines, standing 850 feet above sea level and only 9 to 10 miles off our beach, presenting a “wall” of turbines obstructing our view to the horizon. The impact on the environment, including that on the endangered right whale,,, >click to read< by Jim Binder 08:22

One Response to Leave Our Ocean Alone – Pursue Energy Technologies on Land

  1. Capt Karl says:

    Great read. Well written and thought provoking.
    But they won’t listen. Get rid of the foreign boats and employ Americans. Then at least the money would stay in America.

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