Wind farm surveying begins off N.J. coast

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JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY – Ocean floor surveying is underway off the southern New Jersey coast as part of a major offshore wind project, officials say.

The geophysical surveying off the coast of Atlantic and Cape May counties is the first phase of the “Ocean Wind Project” situated 15 miles east of Atlantic City proposed by the Danish energy firm Ørsted.

The 170-foot vessel R/V Enterprise will be operating 24 hours a day, weather permitting, for about two months, a notice issued to mariners by the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife advises …

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