Offshore Wind Energy
The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce has not taken a stand for or against offshore wind energy, but we strive to offer information to facilitate education and dialogue on this issue. Currently, our position is against issuing permits for the wind farms until a comprehensive economic impact survey can be completed by a third party. Additionally, we would want to determine the economic impact as a result of the concerning environmental impacts outlined in the following reports.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released their draft environmental impact statement, including the
The Town of Nantucket also has a page of information on its official website dedicated to Offshore Wind Energy. You can access that page here: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/1396/Offshore-Wind-Work-Group