Everything Is Bigger In New Jersey, Including Offshore Wind Power

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 17:05:52 +0000

Little old New Jersey extends Garden State reputation to offshore wind farming with biggest-yet combined offshore wind award in USA.

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U.S. Supreme Court Gives Pipeline Eminent Domain Go-Ahead

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 19:00:07 +0000

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with PennEast Pipeline Company in its battle with the state of New Jersey over whether its federal permit conferred the power of eminent domain and allowed it to overrule the state’s opposition to the pipeline’s construction. The 5-4 decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, removes an obstacle in […]

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New Jersey Awards 2.7 GW of Offshore Wind Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 20:15:02 +0000

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New Jersey utility regulators have issued what officials are calling the largest combined award of offshore U.S. wind generation capacity to date. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on June 30 awarded a total of 2.658 GW of offshore wind capacity to two groups, bringing New Jersey’s total planned capacity to more than […]

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New Jersey Awards 2.7 GW of Offshore Wind Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 20:15:02 +0000

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New Jersey utility regulators have issued what officials are calling the largest combined award of offshore U.S. wind generation capacity to date. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on June 30 awarded a total of 2.658 GW of offshore wind capacity to two groups, bringing New Jersey’s total planned capacity to more than […]

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These Oil Pipelines Violate U.S. Clean Water Act, Should Have Approval Withdrawn

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:20:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Amy Mall, Senior Advocate, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program NRDC is concerned about the construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines because the climate emissions associated with massive new fossil fuel pipelines are unacceptable if we want to meet the goals needed to protect the planet. Additionally, […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Competitive Lease Sale for Offshore Wind Development for New York & New Jersey

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:28:33 +0000

Innovative Proposed Lease Stipulations for New York Bight Lease Sale Would Prioritize Union Jobs and Ocean User Engagement

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“Daunting & Complex” System A Barrier To Disaster Relief For Low-Income Communities

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 21:39:06 +0000

The system through which localities must apply for relief funding after a disaster like a hurricane or flooding often stands in the way of low-income communities and communities of color from receiving the aid they deserve and need, E&E reports. “It’s a really daunting and complex program,” Amelia Muccio, director of mitigation at Hagerty Consulting […]

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PSEG Power Closes Last Coal Plant, Explores Divestiture of Other Fossil Assets

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:23:22 +0000

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PSEG Power retired its Bridgeport Harbor Station Unit 3 (BHS 3, Figure 1) on May 31. The unit, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was the last remaining coal-fired power plant in the company’s fleet. “The retirement of Bridgeport Harbor Station Unit 3 marks the end of an era for the City of Bridgeport and the citizens […]

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The Race To 52%: Little Old NJ Leaps Into US Offshore Wind Industry Lead

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:05:30 +0000

File this one under A, for All’s well that ends well. Former New Jersey Governor and potential 2024 presidential candidate Chris Christie took a lot of heat for slow-walking the Garden State’s offshore wind industry during the Obama administration, but all that shifting around in the doldrums is just so much water under the bridge […]

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