The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted this morning unanimously to greenlight 2,658 megawatts of offshore wind through successful winning solicitation bids through Orsted and Atlantic Shores for construction of offshore wind turbines off the Jersey Shore, stretching from Ocean to Cape May Counties. The award is the largest in the nation’s history and put New Jersey on track to reach the goal set out through Gov. Murphy for 7,500 MW by 2035.
In this month’s roundup of good news stories on the environment, we’re highlighting the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, a state victory for nature’s best pollinators, moves to reduce plastic pollution and more.
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