New Jersey congressman rebukes green energy company for ignoring whale deaths
New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew sharply criticized a green energy company for declining to attend a hearing he hosted Thursday about the impact of offshore wind on marine life.
noted that Orsted, a Denmark-based power company worth more than $240 billion, has been absent from the ongoing review of offshore wind impacts on wildlife, particularly endangered whale species, despite having an office located in his district. The company is involved in multiple offshore wind projects along the East Coast, including a 2,200-megawatt development along the shoreline of Van Drew’s district.
The congressman directed his ire at the company shortly after he hosted a field hearing Thursday with stakeholders and experts in Wildwood, New Jersey. Orsted representatives rejected an invitation to testify at the event.
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