Wind Energy Projects Challenged by Neighboring Residents in Two Federal District Court Cases Decided on the Same Day – Update from Manko Gold Katcher Fox

July 27, 2023

Alice F. Douglas, with contributions from Summer Associate Reilly Wright

MGKF Litigation Blog

On July 5, 2023, the United States Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) approved the largest offshore wind energy project to date—known as Ocean Wind 1—which will entail the construction of up to 98 wind turbines and up to 3 offshore substations off the coast of New Jersey over the next two years.  Ocean Wind 1, financed by the Danish company Orsted, is the third offshore wind energy project to gain approval by the Biden administration, following the Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts and the South Fork Wind project off the coast of Rhode Island and New York, which are both currently under construction.

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