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The Biden regime has a plan for major industrialization of the ocean on the Atlantic seaboard with extensive wind farms, but those who would be adversely impacted have lawyered up to fight back and stop this boondoggle.  From an economic standpoint this scheme makes absolutely no sense.  Offshore wind turbines generate some of the most expensive electricity that can be produced, driving up electric rates for consumers, and even then it is not even financially doable without massive government subsidies.  This soaks both the taxpayer and the electric ratepayer.

Roy Cooper is a major proponent of offshore wind in North Carolina and the RINO leadership of the General Assembly just surrendered to Cooper on his Green New Deal for our state in HB 951.

But those who would be adversely impacted by offshore wind, a combination of commercial and recreational fishermen, coastal tourism interests, and real environmentalists who are trying to save endangered species from these killing machines, have lawyered up to fight.  They have formed the American Coalition for Ocean Protection and have geared up to stop these offshore wind farms.  Their first target in a lawsuit they have filed is the Vineyards Winds project, which violates a number of existing federal laws, but those have been ignored by the Biden regime.  Although the consumer is not mentioned in the lawsuit, the wholesale power cost from Vineyard Winds would be over three times as much as current wholesale power costs from conventional power producers, and that would be passed on to the consumer.


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