A survey of attitudes towards offshore windpower among stakeholders with interest in using the coast and marine waters off the North Myrtle Beach and Georgetown areas of South Carolina. Approximately 73% of respondents indicated some level of support for offshore wind energy, while 25% reported some level of opposition. Respondents indicated limited behavior change from the presence of offshore wind energy. Most respondents expressed skepticism about climate change.
Final Report- 2011 Survey of Marine Recreationists' Attitude Towards Potential Offshore Wind Energy in South Carolina
Clemson University, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM)
Monday, February 13, 2012