Massive Wind Port Said to Curb Climate Change, Boost Jobs
At groundbreaking, Murphy says site will make NJ the ‘epicenter’ of offshore wind industry
JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – New Jersey’s budding offshore wind industry got an official endorsement Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new state-financed port that will service the host of turbines due for construction in the next few years.
Gov. Phil Murphy joined U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, senior state officials, federal and state lawmakers, trade unionists and environmental activists to launch the New Jersey Wind Port where operators will marshal and assemble the components that make up the giant turbines …