NEW BEDFORD —Offshore wind and fishing industries must ‘coexist to survive’

arcturus“Our people know what they’re doing at sea.” That’s the common refrain of city and state politicians alike as they try to convince industry leaders and the public that New Bedford should be America’s offshore wind hub. “There is a big feeling that this is just another thing encroaching on us,” said seafood consultant Jim Kendall. “But we know we’ll have to coexist to survive.” Read more here  08:18

2 Responses to NEW BEDFORD —Offshore wind and fishing industries must ‘coexist to survive’

  1. borehead says:

    We were fishermen?

    We are fishermen!

    The politicians supporting this huge waste of money are being mislead, and are not reading the information, lots of negative information, based on fact.

    We must coexist with something that should not be there in the first place?

    Kevin Stokesbury’s comments are priority’s that we won’t understand until the damage is done!

    Why gamble with the scallop fishery?

    January 2014
    1. Wrecking
    the Sea Bed with Offshore Wind (part 1 – Introduction)
    2. Wrecking
    the Sea Bed with Offshore Wind (Part 2)
    3. Wrecking
    the Sea Bed with Offshore Wind (Part 3)
    4. Wrecking
    the Sea Bed with Offshore Wind (Part 4)
    5. Wrecking
    the Sea Bed with Offshore Wind (Part 5 – Summary)

    If you are looking for some support for wind power this is definitely NOT the place to be.
    Back in January 2010 Billothewisp was exposed to the
    pathetic power output of a proposed huge and ugly wind farm threatening to despoil one of the nicer parts of the world. (in fact it turns out the value I found shockingly low was in fact a massive overestimate).
    http://billothewisp.blogspot.co.uk/p/wind-turbines.html

  2. StripedBassHole says:

    If you’re for Wind Power go down to the Docks and walk down them and keep going and if you can walk on Water you might make me a believer.

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