Biden officiial refuses to say if offshore wind turbines could survive hurricanes | Eastern North Carolina Now

The Biden regime wants to put a whole lot of our electrical generation capacity into expensive offshore wind turbines, but a key Biden official refuses to say if they could even survive a category 2 or 3 hurricane..  Loss of large swaths of wind turbines in a hurricane moving up the coast could leave the eastern US starved of electric power for many months if we rely on them for a significant portion of our electricity.

Liz Klein, Director of the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, was asked at a Congressional budget hearing if the offshore wind turbines they are promoting could survive such hurricanes by Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey.  There is widespread opposition of Jersey shore communities to placing offshore wind turbines where they would blight the coast.  Klein refused to answer.

In North Carolina, liberal governor Roy Cooper is a major cheerleader for offshore wind turbines, and he is supported in that by liberal Republicans like Phil Berger, Jim Perry, and Tim Moore.  These politicians are putting our energy security at risk with their reckless proposals.

Offshore wind turbine development off New Jersey is already killing whales and threatens the extinction of the critically endangered Atlantic Right Whale.  These wind tubines also kill large numbers of sea birds and are a threat to both the commercial fishing and the tourism industries.

Land based wind turbine after a hurricane:

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( April 30th, 2023 @ 9:05 am )
The maddening thing is watching RINOs like Berger Moore, and this district's Sen. Jim Perry (RINO-Kinston) following the path of Biden, AOC, John Kerry, Al Gore, and Greta THunbuerg on this Climate Cult nonsense. The NC RINOs have given us NC's Green New Deal, HB951, which had already given us one double digit (17%) electric rate increase and will be certain to give us lots more based on what the EU's less radical Green Deal has done.

Offshore wind is the most expensive way to make electricity, and that is what the liberal Democrats and the RINOs seem to be all-in for. Our electric bills will soar, and come a moderate hurricane, we may be without electricity for a long time. Not to mention the huge harm to the environment by industrializing our oceans.

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