2024-05-28
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/43975-usa-doe-whale-death-offshore-wind-farm-energy-project-atlantic-developer-boem

U.S. Department of Energy addresses misinformation on offshore wind farms and recent whale mortalities

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There is no evidence to support speculation that noise resulting from wind development-related site characterization surveys could potentially cause mortality of whales.

Official Press Release U.S. Department of Energy:

Addressing Misinformation on Offshore Wind Farms and Recent Whale Mortalities

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Addressing Misinformation on Offshore Wind Farms and Recent Whale Mortalities

Following recent stranded whales along the East Coast, claims were made that linked the mortalities to survey activities being conducted prior to the construction of wind energy projects - sometimes referred to as offshore wind farms - in the Atlantic Ocean.

As of now, there is no evidence to support speculation that noise resulting from wind development-related site characterization surveys could potentially cause mortality of whales, and no specific links between recent large whale mortalities and currently ongoing surveys.  The Facts At this point, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) along... ... More: Official Press Release U.S. Department of Energy

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