2017-12-17
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/26387-awea-offshore-maryland-tourists-study

Maryland Tourism not Affected by Wind Energy

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Studies find that tourists are not affected by the sight of offshore turbines off the coast of Maryland
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Studies: No impacts on tourism from Maryland offshore wind

Studies: No impacts on tourism from Maryland offshore wind

Earlier this year, Maryland greenlit two offshore wind projects that would establish the state as a clear leader of this new ocean energy resource.

Since then, some observers have expressed concern that the wind farms could impact tourism in Ocean City, where the turbines would be slightly visible from the shore. But a new study and survey show no cause for concern. The Goucher Poll recently asked 671 Marylanders if views of the turbines would change their feelings about vacationing in Ocean City. Their findings: 75 percent of respondents said the sight would... ... More: Official Press Release AWEA - Into the Wind Blog





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