FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2019
Contact: Ed Potosnak
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New Jersey LCV Statement on BPU Announcement of Offshore Wind Procurement Award
TRENTON, NJ – Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement today on awarding the nation’s largest procurement of offshore wind to Orsted:
"New Jersey LCV is excited to hear the news out of the BPU today. We are moving forward to realize the ambitions of our nation’s largest offshore wind program and to catalyze the massive local economic development opportunities that come with it. As New Jersey positions itself as a national leader in addressing the climate crisis, this is another strong example and a critical step forward of how we are leading the way in embracing and innovating the clean renewable energy economy. We thank Governor Murphy and BPU President Fiordaliso for their continued leadership and moving us toward making our clean energy future a reality."
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to elect environmental champions, hold public officials accountable, and support laws which protect our environment and improve the quality of people’s lives.