New Jersey’s governor Chris Christie vetoed bill S988, which would allow Fishermen’s Energy to build its offshore wind farm off Atlantic City, to the state’s Senate without his approval.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that called for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider applications for smaller offshore wind projects, including the proposed 25 MW, $200 million Fishermen's Energy project.
The Department of Energy's final Environmental Assessment found that the construction and operation of wind turbine generators off the coast of Atlantic City, N.J. would not be a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment as defined by the National Environmental Policy Act. A pdf of the EA can be found here (49.9 MB).
The Department of Energy issued a Finding of No Significant Impact and the final Environmental Assessment of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project. The full article is here.
The New Jersey Assembly approves an amendment to offshore wind legislation to require NJ BPU to solicit new proposals from Fishermen's Energy. http://www.nawindpower.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.14809
The New Jersey Supreme Court has decided not to hear Fishermen Energy's appeal challenging the BPU's rejection of its $200 million demonstration-scale offshore wind project. http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/15/10/14/its-day-in-court-over-fishermen-s-energy-revamps-offshore-wind-proposal/
Fishermen's Energy petition to the NJ Supreme Court over Appellate Court's ruling upholding BPU's rejection of Fishermen's $200 million demonstration-scale offshore wind project due to ratepayer costs.