New Jersey Shore Opinions About Offshore Wind Turbines

New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth & Tourism Commission
Lieberman Research Group

The public opinion survey found that the distance that the wind turbines are to be located is an important factor in determining levels of public support. In addition, the degree to which people are familiar with wind technology, the more likely they are to be in favor of a New Jersey project. The vast majority of people associate benefits with wind turbines, but aesthetic aspects are considered a disadvantage. Among tourists, the vast majority indicate that wind farm location would not have an impact on future visits.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 14, 2006
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