Tempers flare at Cape May cairn lighting to oppose offshore wind farms

As the sun set Sunday night at the Cove, tensions rose at what was another strong showing for opponents to offshore wind farms. About 100 people gathered on a cold, windy evening at the southern-most point of New Jersey to keep the light on the fight against offshore wind companies with a cairn lighting. But one man spoke our after U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-2nd, rallied the crowd against windmills, questioning everyone there if they truly believe whales are dying as a result off offshore wind site preparation work. Mark Heany, a city resident since 1995, was met with shouts of disapproval after he interrupted the lineup of speakers. A few people got in his face to argue. Four Cape May police officers, who were there to make sure things stayed peaceful, intervened as Heaney and others argued just inches apart. 9 Photos, >>click to read<< 10:23

One Response to Tempers flare at Cape May cairn lighting to oppose offshore wind farms

  1. John Reilly says:

    A Wonderful Awareness Event. (At the ‘The Cove’ Cape May. Well attended by many people, several individuals drove hundreds of miles to attend. Lots of News Media(s), Social Outlets, Distinguished Journalists & Individuals and Outstanding Politicians. The speakers were all very knowledgeable and informative. The many wonderful people whom were in attendance was overwhelmingly enthusiastic. The Location for this event was Perfect, as dolphins can be seen off the beach at ‘The Cove’ during the Summer Months. With the the Cape May Lighthouse shining in the background , giving and guiding those in attendance the feeling of hope, satisfaction and accomplishment.

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