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Proposed New Jersey Wind Farm Draft Impact Statement Released

June 21, 2022, 7:06 PM

A draft environmental impact statement for what could be New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm has been released by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

The proposed Ocean Wind 1 would be a 1,100-megawatt operation estimated to yield $1.17 billion in economic benefits for the state. The new draft development is the “culmination of extensive technical evaluations and multi-agency coordination over the last year,” the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said in a Monday release.

“The multi-faceted impact of Ocean Wind 1 cannot be overstated,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said in the release. “In addition to ...