Editorial: Return the wind beneath South Jersey’s wings

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SOUTH JERSEY TIMES – Gov. Phil Murphy used Atlantic City as a backdrop last week for restarting a wind-energy program that was enthusiastically started — then later sidelined — by former Gov. Chris Christie.

Although the wind-power project would be located in the ocean near Atlantic City, officials in Gloucester County have been hoping for a payoff closer to home. It was to Paulsboro that Christie traveled during his first year in office, 2010, for a big ceremony to sign the Offshore Wind Development Act. The spot was a former BP fuel tank facility that was envisioned as a manufacturing hub for components of the wind turbines for the offshore installation …

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