Post-Christie, will New Jersey energy policy shift from pipelines to wind farms?

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KEVIN RIORDAN / PHILLY.COM – If you believe climate change is real and a real threat to New Jersey  — as I do — you’re probably hoping — as I am — that the next governor will change Trenton’s political climate around green issues.

Gov. Christie’s relentless push for Pinelands pipelines has been bad enough. But what seems to some like a pronounced lack of enthusiasm for the renewable energy of solar and particularly offshore wind power has arguably been worse.

When not opposing offshore wind demonstration projects like the one proposed by a firm called Fishermen’s Energy, the Republican governor’s administration, critics say …

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